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Philippe Cousteau Interview (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-09-10

Duration: 00:02:35

Subjects: Cousteau, Philippe, 1980- | Environment | Education | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Cousteau, Philippe Interviewee


This segment from the September 10, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with environmentalist Philippe Cousteau, Jr. during his visit to Baton Rouge as a part of LPB’s Day of Discovery. Cousteau is the grandson of famed ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau. He talks about the importance of getting young people involved in saving the environment and the impact of the BP Oil Spill. This story also includes footage of Cousteau speaking to students at two schools in Baton Rouge.