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LSU Campus Mounds (2022)

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: 2022-08-26

Duration: 00:04:13

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Scientific research | Mounds


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Elwood, Brooks Interviewee


This segment from the August 26, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on new research finding that the LSU Campus Mounds are the oldest American manmade structures ever recorded. She interviews Dr. Brooks Elwood, a professor emeritus of geophysics at LSU and lead researcher on the project.