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Natchitoches Christmas Lights (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-12-06

Duration: 00:07:57

Subjects: Christmas | Christmas lights | Natchitoches Christmas Festival


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Sampite, Joe Interviewee
  • Lonadier, Winfred Interviewee


This segment from the December 6, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights. He interviews Natchitoches Mayor Joe Sampite and Winfred Lonadier, one of the volunteers who works to replace the Christmas lights every year. Host: Robert Collins