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Doug Kershaw Festival (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Jennings, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-10-13

Duration: 00:06:05

Subjects: KERSHAW, DOUG | FESTIVALS | Cajun music


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • West, Jim Interviewee
  • Lattier, Michelle Interviewee
  • Kershaw, Doug Interviewee


This segment from the October 13, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s visit to the Doug Kershaw Festival in Jennings, Louisiana, a homecoming event for the Cajun musician benefiting the Louisiana Special Olympics. It includes highlights from the parade and Doug Kershaw’s performance. Hinton also interviews: Jim West, the event organizer; Michelle Lattier of the Louisiana Special Olympics; and Doug Kershaw, Cajun fiddler.