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Afro-American Pavilion at the 1984 World's Fair in New Orleans




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-06-3

Duration: 00:26:44

Subjects: Louisiana World Exposition (1984: New Orleans, La.) | African Americans | History | Links, Inc. | Women


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Sims, Margo Speaker
  • Scott, John Interviewee
  • Gautreaux, Sheila Performer
  • Heglar, Delores Interviewee
  • Wilson, Lorraine Interviewee


This episode of the series “Folks” from June 3, 1984, features: a tour of the Afro-American Pavilion at the 1984 World’s Fair in New Orleans with tour guide Margo Sims; an interview with John Scott, the designer of the Afro-American Pavilion; a performance by soprano Sheila Gautreaux of New Orleans at the Pavilion; a profile of the Crescent City chapter of Links, Incorporated, including interviews with president Delores Heglar and program chairwoman Loraine Wilson; and an encore performance by Gautreaux. Hosts: Rob Hinton and Genevieve Stewart