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80th Anniversary of D-Day, Part 1 (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-06-07

Duration: 00:05:09

Subjects: Military | World War II | Veterans | World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Meyer, Samuel Interviewee
  • Meyer, Paul Interviewee


This segment from the June 7, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. She interviews Samuel Meyer, a 99-year-old World War II veteran and the owner of Meyer the Hatter in New Orleans, prior to his trip to Normandy, France, for the commemoration of D-Day. She also interviews Paul Meyer, his son.