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Lafayette Centennial & Berceuses, Capôts et Maringouins (1983)

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Genre: French

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-06-5

Duration: 00:27:22

Subjects: Cajun French dialect | French language | Theater


  • Gustin, Philippe Interviewer
  • Hebert, Judith Interviewee
  • Bernard, Bertha Interviewee
  • Fuselier, Burley Performer
  • Fuselier, Belle Performer
  • Fruge, George Performer
  • O'Neal, Christopher Performer
  • Gaspar, Sonia Performer
  • Delorme, Daniele Performer


This episode of the series “En Francais” from June 5, 1983, features Philippe Gustin’s interview with Judith Hebert, Bertha Bernard, and a member of the Lafayette Centennial Commission. They discuss the plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the city of Lafayette, Louisiana, throughout 1984. This episode also includes a performance of the Cajun French play “Berceuses, Capots, et Maringouins” by Le Theatre Acadiens de Lac Charles, or the Acadian Club of Lake Charles. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.