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Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Overview
Works: 320 works in 381 publications in 1 language and 2,158 library holdings
Genres: History  Music  Interviews  Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Distributor
Classifications: F379.N55, 976.335
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Most widely held works by Louisiana Public Broadcasting
New Orleans ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A profile of the city of New Orleans, focusing especially on its pre-Katrina history
Faubourg Tremé the untold story of Black New Orleans ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Long ago during slavery, Faubourg Tremé was home to the largest community of free black people in the Deep South and a hotbed of political ferment. Here black and white, free and enslaved, rich and poor co-habitated, collaborated, and clashed to create much of what defines New Orleans culture up to the present day. Founded as a suburb (or faubourg in French) of the original colonial city, the neighborhood developed during French rule and many families like the Trevignes kept speaking French as their first language until the late 1960s. Tremé was the home of the Tribune, the first black daily newspaper in the US. During Reconstruction, activists from Tremé pushed for equal treatment under the law and for integration. And after Reconstruction's defeat, a "Citizens Committee" legally challenged the resegregation of public transportation resulting in the infamous Plessy vs. Ferguson Supreme Court case. New Orleans Times Picayune columnist Lolis Eric Elie bought a historic house in Tremé in the 1990s when the area was struggling to recover from the crack epidemic. Rather than flee the blighted inner city, Elie begins renovating his dilapidated home and in the process becomes obsessed with the area's mysterious and neglected past. Shot largely before Hurricane Katrina and edited afterwards, the film is both celebratory and elegiac in tone
Kate Chopin joy that kills ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A woman in 19th century New Orleans sublimates her life entirely to her husband's."
Congo Square by Wynton Marsalis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical tribute to New Orleans composed and performed by Wynton Marsalis, trumpet master from New Orleans and Yacub Addy, an African master drummer
Zydeco Creole music and culture in rural Louisiana ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines cinema vérité style footage, interviews, and musical performance to present a joyful portrait of Louisiana Creole culture and their fast-paced music known as Zydeco. Shows the Mardi Gras celebrations by members of the Inseparable Friends Benevolent Society and music performed in local clubs by Dolon Carriere, Armand Ardoin, and Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin
Kate Chopin a re-awakening ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary which looks at the life and work of American author Kate Chopin, most famous for her work, The Awakening
Louisiana boys raised on politics ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exposes the Bayou State's favorite pastime as part sport, part entertainment and wholly outrageous. This documentary captures the zaniness of Louisiana's free-spending, high rolling elections, where spicy food and music combine with unforgettable characters to create a carnival atmosphere more like Mardi Gras than modern-day government
Rape by any name ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comments from various social and legal experts and victims concerning rape. Includes a mock rape trial
Backlash race and the American dream ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses David Duke, KKK, and white working-class views on race and politics in Louisiana
Washing away losing Louisiana ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the stories of six Louisianans and how Hurricanes Katrina and Rita affected the coastline, their land, and their livelihoods. Includes profiles of New Orleans chef Leah Chase; Errol Domingue, a sugar cane, rice, cattle and crawfish farmer from Erath; Preston Doré, a shrimper from Delcambre; 26-year-old New Orleans East resident Marlon Horton; Port Fouchon port director Ted Falgout; and Kerry St. Pé, a marine biologist and director of the Barataria-Terrebone National Estuary
America's vanishing treasure ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wetlands of Louisiana make up one of the most productive ecosystems in the world. Millions of pounds of fish and shellfish are harvested annually. Billions of dollars of oil and gas are produced or passed through, yet no place on earth is disappearing as rapidly. This program examines current techniques to restore coastal Louisiana and how time is quickly running out for saving this national treasure
Louisiana, a history ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the history and culture of Louisiana, from its beginnings as a colony to the present
Signpost to freedom the 1953 Baton Rouge bus boycott ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1953, lead by a handful of determined young men and women, the African American citizens of Louisiana's capital city led a quiet revolt. It was the nation's first large-scale boycott challenging segregation, occurring nearly three years before the more famous bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama
American Utopia ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Llano del Rio Cooperative Colony was America's most successful socialist Utopia. The experimental community practiced such social reforms as an eight hour work day, the minimum wage, social security, and quality education and cultural activities, through cooperation ... a generation before Roosevelts' New Deal. During its 25 year history over 10,000 people called the colony "home." Most amazing is that the colony thrived, not in California, where it began in 1914, but in conservative Louisiana."
Swapping stories folktales from Louisiana ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Brings together some of the best story tellers in Louisiana including comedians A.J. Smith and Dave Petitjean, Creole storyteller Enola Matthews, and the late Bel Abbey and Colonel Ike Hamilton"--Container
Against the tide the story of the Cajun people of Louisiana ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Epic story of one of the most celebrated and misunderstood ethnic communities in North America
Atchafalaya houseboat : ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The critically acclaimed story shared the experiences of Gwen Roland and her companion Calvin Voisin, who left civilization in the turmoil of the early 1970s to return to the simple, quiet lifestyle of their great-grandparents in the vast, unspoiled beauty of the nation's largest river swamp, Louisiana's Atchafalaya Basin. Without power tools or construction experience, the pair designed and built a floating home, on which they lived a rich life in a remote sleepy bayou for nearly a decade" -- container
The spirit of a culture Cane River Creoles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forever my love music from the Bayou ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Louisiana filmmaker Pat Mire explores the history of the Cajun, Blues, Zydeco and Swamp Pop music of southern Louisiana. Includes performances by Gerry McGee, Michael Doucet, Sonny Landreth, and others
Harvest to restore America's coastal heartland ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary looks at how pipeline sediment delivery works, how it's being used in other countries around the world, and how it might be implemented in the Louisiana coastal zone
 
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