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Educational Programs & St. Louis Cemetery #2 (1984)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-04-15

Duration: 00:26:32

Subjects: Education | Gifted children | Lafayette Parish School System (La.) | Latchkey children | St. Louis Cemetery #2 (New Orleans, La.) | YMCA


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Norris, Jan Interviewee
  • Etheridge, Nancy Interviewee


This episode of the series “Folks” from April 15, 1984, focuses on educational programs for children. Rob Hinton first reports on the Gifted and Talented program in the Lafayette Parish Public Schools. He interviews Jan Norris, the program coordinator. Genevieve Stewart then reports on the YMCA’s Latchkey Child Development program. She interviews Nancy Etheridge, the director of the program at the Pennington YMCA in Baton Rouge. The last segment features a rebroadcast of Rob Hinton’s tour and remembrance of the free people of color buried in the above ground tombs at St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 in New Orleans.