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Kisatchie Quarter Launch (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-05-01

Duration: 00:06:13

Subjects: Kisatchie National Forest (La.) | United States Mint


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Caldwell, Jim Interviewee
  • Dawson, Mike Interviewee
  • Craig, B.B. Interviewee
  • Smith, Cheryl Speaker


This segment from the May 1, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to the United States Mint’s official launch of the Kisatchie National Forest quarter at an event in Alexandria. Whinham interviews: Jim Caldwell, the public affairs officer for Kisatchie; Mike Dawson, a district ranger; and B.B. Craig, the associate director of the United States Mint. This report also includes highlights of a speech given by Cheryl Smith, the Chief of the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians, at the event. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford