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Poverty Point (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: West Carroll Parish, Louisiana, 32.6368278, -91.4118422

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-07-28

Duration: 00:10:44

Subjects: Poverty Point State Park (La.) | Historic sites | Louisiana state historic sites | Louisiana state parks | HISTORIC PRESERVATION | Archaeology


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Woodiel, Debbie Interviewee
  • Labatt, Dennis Interviewee
  • Frazier, Sharon Interviewee


This segment from the July 28, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a visit to Poverty Point, a state historic site in West Carroll Parish. This report includes footage of on an archaeological dig, a tour of the site and a discussion of plans for the development of the site as a state park. Host: Ron Blome