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Photographer John Slaughter Profile (2018)

Art Rocks!



Genre: Art

Place Covered: Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-01-19

Duration: 00:07:42

Subjects: Slaughter, John | Arts | Photographers


  • Fox-Smith, James Host
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Slaughter, John Interviewee


This segment from the January 19, 2018, episode of the series “Art Rocks!” features producer Dorothy Kendrick’s profile of photographer John Slaughter of Grand Coteau, Louisiana. He discusses: his interest in photography; his work for the Opelousas Daily World newspaper; the stories behind some of the photographs featured in his three books; his photographs of President John F. Kennedy; and the influence of his father. Host: James Fox-Smith