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Sam Broussard Interview (1982)

En Français

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-11-07

Duration: 00:15:29

Subjects: French language | World War II | United States. Office of Strategic Services | Veterans | Military

Contributors:

  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Broussard, Sam Interviewee

Description

This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 7, 1982, features James Fontenot’s interview with Sam Broussard of New Iberia, Louisiana. Broussard served in the Louisiana State Senate from 1960-1968. He discusses his service in the Office of Strategic Services during World War II, including his work with the French Resistance and sitting in on General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s top-secret briefing on the plans to invade Normandy on D-Day.