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Bayou Benoit (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Bayou Benoit, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, 30.1007091, -91.6300248

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-08-04

Duration: 00:08:01

Subjects: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | LEVEES

Contributors:

  • George, Beth Host
  • Horton, Sidney Interviewee

Description

This segment from the August 4, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a visit to Bayou Benoit in St. Martin Parish, where residents have been evicted from their land by the Army Corps of Engineers in order to construct new levees in the Atchafalaya Basin. Host: Beth George