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Small Town at War (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Bunkie, Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-01-25

Duration: 00:09:37

Subjects: Military | Iraq | Persian Gulf War, 1991


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Reynolds, Wayne Interviewee
  • Michot, Bryan Interviewee
  • Mayeaux, Linda Interviewee
  • Jacobs, Lillie Interviewee
  • Clark, Ed Interviewee
  • Armand, J.C. Interviewee
  • Chenevert, Larry Interviewee
  • Descant, Judy Interviewee
  • Gonzales, Mike Interviewee
  • Franks, Steve Interviewee
  • Johnson, Dante Interviewee
  • Simpson, Darrell Interviewee
  • Couvillion, Adam Interviewee
  • Hood, Paul Interviewee
  • Dufour, Beth Interviewee
  • Lemoine, Will Interviewee
  • Plauche, Susan Interviewee


This segment from the January 25, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the impact of Operation Desert Storm and the Persian Gulf War on the small town of Bunkie in Avoyelles Parish. Duhe reports that many people in Bunkie know someone who is deployed to the Middle East. He interviews several Bunkie residents, including: Wayne Reynolds; Bryan Michot; Linda Mayeaux; Lillie Jacobs; Ed Clark; J.C. Armand; Larry Chenevert; Judy Descant; Mike Gonzales; Steve Franks; Dante Johnson; Darrell Simpson; Adam Couvillion; Paul Hood; Beth Dufour; Will Lemoine; and Susan Plauche. Host: Robert Collins