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One Book, One Community: Rheta Grimsley Johnson (2009)

Newsmakers

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Speech, Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Henderson, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-08-20

Duration: 00:29:37

Subjects: Johnson, Rheta Grimsley, 1953- | Authors | Journalists | East Baton Rouge Parish Library | One Book, One Community

Contributors:

  • Johnson, Rheta Grimsley Speaker
  • Mann, Robert Interviewer

Description

A lecture and interview with Rheta Grimsley Johnson on August 20, 2009, for the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Library’s “One Book, One Community” program. Johnson is a newspaper columnist and author of "Poor Man’s Provence: Finding Myself in Cajun Louisiana." She shares stories about her most interesting assignments and sits down to discuss her book with Robert Mann of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication.