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Author William Rushton Interview (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-06

Duration: 00:07:19

Subjects: Rushton, William Faulkner | Authors | Acadians | Expulsion of the Acadians, 1755 | CAJUNS


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Rushton, William Interviewee


This segment from the April 6, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with William Rushton, the author of “The Cajuns.” He discusses the expulsion of the Acadians from Nova Scotia and their settlement in Louisiana, his research for the book, the unique Cajun family structure, and the Cajun culture of living to the fullest. Host: Ron Blome