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Justin Roberts Interview (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-07-01

Duration: 00:08:20

Subjects: Documentary films | Independent filmmakers | Military | Veterans | Afghan War, 2001-


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Roberts, Justin Interviewee


This segment from the July 1, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with Justin Roberts from Lake Charles via Skype. Roberts served as a U.S. Army Chaplain in Afghanistan for two years and produced a documentary called “No Greater Love” about his experiences. He discusses: his time in Afghanistan with the 101st Airborne Division; carrying a camera during his deployment; the military-civilian divide; the issues facing veterans when they return home; and the plans for a special screening of the documentary in Lake Charles. This segment is a part of the Veterans Coming Home Initiative.