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Summer of Birds Preview (2009)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-11-27

Duration: 00:05:35

Subjects: Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 | Painters | Oakley Plantation (La.) | BIRDS


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Melton, Christina Producer
  • Heitman, Danny Interviewee
  • Irmscher, Christopher Interviewee
  • Ouchley, Keith Interviewee
  • Rhodes, Richard Interviewee
  • Seymour, Michael Interviewee
  • Remsen, Van Interviewee
  • Driscoll, Melanie Interviewee


This segment from the November 27, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a preview of the LPB documentary “A Summer of Birds,” which chronicles John James Audubon’s stay at Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish during the summer of 1821 and its impact on his major work, “The Birds of America.” Host: Charlie Whinham