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Michael Fraering Interview (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-03-17

Duration: 00:06:13

Subjects: History | Civil War | Military | Port Hudson (La.) -- History -- Siege, 1863


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Fraering, Michael Interviewee


This segment from the March 17, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Michael Fraering, the curator of the Port Hudson State Historic Site in Jackson, Louisiana. He discusses the significance of the Siege of Port Hudson during the Civil War and the plans for the upcoming reenactment commemorating the 154th anniversary of the Siege.