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Sister Cities & Eunice Mayor Curtis Joubert (1987)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Ville Platte, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, Eunice, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-03-29

Duration: 00:27:45

Subjects: French language | Sister cities | Belgium | Joubert, Curtis | Liberty Theater (Eunice, La.) | Cajun culture | Cajun music


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Fontenot, Gerald Guest
  • Foret, J. Burton Guest
  • Joubert, Curtis Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from March 29, 1987, features James Fontenot’s interview with Gerald Fontenot and Judge Burton Foret of Ville Platte. They discuss the plans for Ville Platte to become a sister city to Durbuy, Belgium. Fontenot then interviews Mayor Curtis Joubert of Eunice. He discusses the restoration of the Liberty Theater and the transformation of the Eunice train depot into a center for Acadian music and culture.