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Author Ann McCutchan Interview (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Atchafalaya Basin, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-11-04

Duration: 00:05:21

Subjects: McCutchan, Ann | Authors | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | Nature


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Justice, Todd Editor
  • Kleinpeter, Kenny Composer
  • McCutchan, Ann Interviewee


This segment from the November 4, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with Ann McCutchan, the author of “River Music: An Atchafalaya Story.” She discusses: her early trips to the Atchafalaya Basin; her introduction to the sounds of the basin by her friend Earl Robicheaux; Robicheaux’s creation of an “Atchafalaya Soundscapes” CD to accompany her book; and the beauty of connecting with the sounds of nature. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford