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Luling Ferry Disaster Monument (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Destrehan, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-10-16

Duration: 00:02:36

Subjects: Luling Ferry Disaster, 1976 | Marine accidents | Monuments


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Anderson, Royd Interviewee


This segment from the October 16, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with filmmaker Royd Anderson. He discusses: the Luling Ferry Disaster of 1976; the controversy surrounding the building of the first monument to the victims in Edgard in the 1970s; and the upcoming unveiling of a new monument in Destrehan.