Sun King Exhibit Preview (1984)
Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1984-03-25
Subjects: French language | Cabildo, The (New Orleans, La.) | Museum exhibits | Louis, XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 | Arts | France-Louisiana relations
- Fontenot, James Host
- Glasgow, Vaughan Guest
This episode of the series “En Francais” from March 25, 1984, features James Fontenot’s interview with Vaughan Glasgow, the chief curator at the Louisiana State Museum. He previews “The Sun King: Louis XIV and the New World,” an upcoming exhibition of French art at the Cabildo in New Orleans that has never been seen in the United States. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.