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The Zion Travelers (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-10-6

Duration: 00:03:51

Subjects: Gospel Music | Zion Travelers (Musical group)


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Zion Travelers Performer
  • Offlee, Burnell Interviewee


This segment from the October 6, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s profile of the Zion Travelers, a gospel singing group from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He interviews Reverend Burnell Offlee, the leader of the group. This segment also includes highlights of their performance at the Louisiana Folklife Festival.