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Melrose Plantation (1997)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Melrose, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997-11-28

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: Melrose Plantation (La.) | History | Slavery | PLANTATIONS


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Cooper, Todd Interviewee


This segment from the November 28, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Parish. He interviews Todd Cooper, one of the caretakers, who discusses the history of the plantation, including three important women, Marie Therese Coincoin, Cammie Henry, and Clementine Hunter. Host: Robert Collins