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Bernard Geenan & Yvan Verbesselt Interview (1986)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-06-08

Duration: 00:27:34

Subjects: French language | Authors | Education | Council for the Development of French in Louisiana


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Verbesselt, Yvan Guest
  • Gennen, Bernard Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from June 8, 1986, features James Fontenot’s interview with Yvan Verbesselt and Bernard Geenen of Belgium. They share photographs from their book “Au Fil de la Louisiane” and discuss their experiences as French teachers in Louisiana public schools through a Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL) program. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.