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History of the Acadians (1983)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-01-02

Duration: 00:26:36

Subjects: French language | History | GEOGRAPHY | Acadians | CAJUNS


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Oubre, Claude Guest
  • Martin, Paul Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from January 2, 1983, features James Fontenot’s interview with Dr. Claude Oubre of the St. Landry Parish School Board and Paul Martin, a businessman in Lafayette. They discuss the history and geography of the Acadians. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.