Pecan Island, Part 2 & Bec Doux Comic Strip (1983)
Place Covered: Pecan Island, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1983-04-24
Subjects: French language | Pecan Island (La.) | Comeaux, Earl | Meaux, Ken | Cajun culture | Comic books, strips, etc.
- Fontenot, James Host
- Broussard, Eugene G. Interviewee
- Comeaux, Earl Guest
- Meaux, Ken Guest
This episode of the series “En Francais” from April 24, 1983, features the second part of a documentary on Pecan Island in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. It includes an interview with Eugene G. Broussard sharing his early memories of Pecan Island. James Fontenot then interviews Earl Comeaux and Ken Meaux of Kaplan, Louisiana. They discuss “Bec Doux,” their Cajun comic strip. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.