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Dewey Balfa & Marc Savoy, Part 2 (1982)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-23

Duration: 00:23:00

Subjects: French language | Education | Cajun music | Balfa, Dewey | Savoy, Marc


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Van Der Stappen, Jose Interviewee
  • Dyess, Homer Interviewee
  • Balfa, Dewey Performer
  • Savoy, Marc Performer
  • Balfa, Tony Performer


This episode of the series “En Francais” from May 23, 1982, features James Fontenot’s interview with Homer Dyess, the coordinator of bilingual education and foreign languages with the Louisiana Department of Education, and Jose Van Der Stappen, the Secretary General of APEFE, the Association for the Promotion of Education and Training Abroad, in Belgium. Cajun musicians Dewey Balfa, Marc Savoy, and Tony Balfa then perform several songs in-studio. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.