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Saving Purple Martins (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-12-27

Duration: 00:04:16

Subjects: Nature | BIRDS


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Rogillio, Carlyle Interviewee
  • Cochran, Steve Interviewee


This segment from the December 7, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s profile of Carlyle Rogillio of Project Swallow and his efforts to care for the injured and sick purple martins that pass through Metairie. She also interviews Steve Cochran of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. Host: Robert Collins