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Fire at Notre Dame Cathedral (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-04-19

Duration: 00:05:32

Subjects: Notre-Dame de Paris (Cathedral) | CHURCHES | FIRES | Architecture


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Desmond, Michael Interviewee


This segment from the April 19, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. He interviews Dr. Michael Desmond, a professor of architecture at LSU, who discusses: the importance of Notre Dame cathedral to the people of Paris; the cathedrals in south Louisiana; and the worldwide reaction to the fire demonstrating the common bonds between people around the world.