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Francophone Mayors (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-03

Duration: 00:04:05

Subjects: International Association of Francophone Mayors | French language | French-speaking countries


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Hidalgo, Anne Speaker
  • Coderre, Denis Interviewee
  • Durel, Joey Interviewee
  • Trumel, Gregor Interviewee


This segment from the April 3, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to a meeting of the International Association of Francophone Mayors (AIMF) in Lafayette. Whinham reports that this is the first time the organization has held its meeting in the United States. This report includes highlights from a speech by Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo. Whinham also interviews Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, Lafayette Mayor-President Joey Durel, and Gregor Trumel, the Consul General of France in Louisiana. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford