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Artist Dan Girouard Profile (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-10-07

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Arts | Girouard, Dan | Sculptors | Blind artists | People with disabilities


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Bush, Charles Producer
  • Girouard, Dan Interviewee


This segment from the October 7, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Charles Bush’s profile of artist Dan Girouard, a blind sculptor from Lafayette. Girouard discusses his reaction to losing his sight, his decision to continue his art career, and his bird sculptures. Hosts: Ken Johnson and Beth Courtney