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50th Anniversary of V-E Day (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-05-05

Duration: 00:09:17

Subjects: World War II | History | V-E Day, 1945


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Slater, Lisa Interviewee


This segment from the May 5, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe commemorating the 50th anniversary of V-E Day and the end of World War II in the European Theater. He interviews Lisa Slater, a native of Germany and resident of Lafayette. She discusses her experience of the Russian occupation of Berlin following the Battle of Berlin and not knowing about concentration camps during the war. Host: Robert Collins