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Ambrose Thibodeaux Interview & Flag of Acadiana (1981)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-12-06

Duration: 00:26:46

Subjects: French language | Cajun music | Accordion | Thibodeaux, Ambrose | Acadians | CAJUNS


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Thibodeaux, Ambrose Interviewee
  • Burleigh, Ethel Interviewee
  • Babineaux, Allen Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from December 6, 1981, features James Fontenot’s interview with Cajun accordion player Ambrose Thibodeaux. Fontenot also interviews Ethel Burleigh and Judge Allen Babineaux, who discuss the Acadian movement in Louisiana and the flag of Acadiana. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.