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Vietnamese Community (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-01-27

Duration: 00:08:58

Subjects: Vietnamese Americans | Refugees


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Luong, Dominic Interviewee


This segment from the January 27, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the Vietnamese community in New Orleans. Her report touches on the threat facing their Vietnamese culture due to the cultural assimilation of the younger generation of Vietnamese Americans. She interviews Vietnamese refugees, including the Bang family, who discuss their experiences in Vietnam and the United States. She also interviews Monsignor Dominic Luong of Associated Catholic Charities. Host: Robert Collins