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The Vietnam War: Louisiana Stories (2017)



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: Louisiana, Vietnam

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-11-28

Duration: 00:39:40

Subjects: Military | Veterans | Vietnam War, 1961-1975


  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Alexander, Vincent Interviewee
  • Dimattia, William Interviewee
  • Belleau, Mary Interviewee
  • Shirley, Jerry Interviewee
  • Vidrine, Richard J. Interviewee
  • Walker, Stephen, Jr. Interviewee
  • Weber, Skip Interviewee
  • Edwards, Arthur Interviewee
  • Stroud, Charles Interviewee
  • Delphin, Walter Interviewee
  • Marks, Paul, Jr. Interviewee
  • Bogren, Rick Interviewee
  • Jarreau, Thomas Interviewee
  • Littleton, Gary Interviewee


This program from November 28, 2017, features the personal stories of Vietnam War veterans from Louisiana. It includes interviews with: Vincent Alexander of Breaux Bridge; William Dimattia of Baton Rouge; Mary Belleau of Baton Rouge on behalf of her late husband, Arthur J. delaHoussaye; Jerry Shirley of DeRidder; Reverend Richard J. Vidrine of Ville Platte; Stephen Walker, Jr. of Monroe on behalf of his late father, Michael Stephen Walker, Sr.; Skip Weber of Mandeville; Arthur Edwards of Monroe; Charles Stroud of St. Francisville; Walter Delphin of Shreveport; Paul Marks, Jr. of Baton Rouge; Rick Bogren of Baton Rouge; Thomas Jarreau of Denham Springs; and Gary Littleton of West Monroe.