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Victor Kirk Interview (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-01-13

Duration: 00:09:37

Subjects: International relations | Haiti | Sister cities


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Stewart, Genevieve Host
  • Kirk, Victor Interviewee


This segment from the January 13, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Genevieve Stewart’s interview with Victor Kirk of Baton Rouge, the chairman of the Port-au-Prince Committee for Sister Cities International. Stewart reports that Baton Rouge and Port-au-Prince are sister cities. Kirk discusses: the goal of Sister Cities International; the advantages of participating; his work in cultivating relationships between businesses in Louisiana and Haiti; his recent trip to Haiti during Carnival season; and future plans. Host: Rob Hinton