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Samaritan House in Baton Rouge (1989)




Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-05-21

Duration: 00:09:12

Subjects: Runaway teenagers | Homeless teenagers


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Barrow-Veal, Lil Interviewee
  • Barrios, Dick Interviewee
  • McJulien, Demetria Interviewee
  • Butler, Harold Interviewee
  • Triche, Stephen Interviewee
  • Murphy, Jerri Interviewee


This segment from the May 21, 1989, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s profile of Samaritan House, a home for runaway teenagers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She interviews: Lil Barrow-Veal, the executive director; Dick Barrios, the Deputy City Constable in Baton Rouge; Dr. Demetria McJulien, board of directors; Harold Butler, board of directors; Stephen Triche, volunteer; and Jerri Murphy, executive assistant.