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Bonnie and Clyde Festival (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Gibsland, Bienville Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-05-20

Duration: 00:09:21

Subjects: FESTIVALS | Barrow, Clyde, 1909-1934 | Parker, Bonnie, 1910-1934


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Barrow, Marjorie Interviewee


This segment from the May 20, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the Bonnie and Clyde Festival in Gibsland. Duhe reports that bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were killed in an ambush by law enforcement officers in Bienville Parish on May 23, 1934. He interviews festival attendees, including Marjorie Barrow, Clyde’s cousin.