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Visit by Premier Rene Levesque of Quebec (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Breaux Bridge, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-01-12

Duration: 00:05:34

Subjects: Levesque, Rene, 1922-1987 | Quebec sovereignty movement | French language


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Levesque, Rene Speaker


This segment from the January 12, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the visit of Rene Levesque, the Premier of Quebec, to Breaux Bridge and New Orleans. This report includes a press conference given by Levesque while in New Orleans, where he discussed his visit to Acadiana and his efforts to build a sovereign French-speaking Quebec. Host: Ron Blome