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The Young Turks - $25.00

Throughout the 1970's, this group of fresh faces worked to bring about reform and legislative independence at the Louisiana State House. Thirty years later, members of this original group reunited to discuss politics, swap stories and revisit political exploits of this unique group of lawmakers.

The Great Louisiana Maneuvers of 1941: The Winnfield Story - $25.00

The United States prepared for World War II by organizing military maneuvers from the Carolinas to Texas. But the "Big One" the granddaddy of all US Army Maneuvers, happened in Louisiana where red hills, cutovers, and swamps even got General Patton's attention. He said, "If you can take these tanks through Louisiana, you can take them through hell." In this documentary some of the state's very best storytellers take us back to that summer of 1941 when over 400,000 soldiers came to Louisiana.

Great American Seafood Cook-Off 2011 - $25.00

Fourteen chefs from 14 states competed in the annual Great American Seafood Cookoff in New Orleans on August 6. The chefs were asked to create unique dishes with domestic seafood, and utilize fish that's native to their home states. The event pits up-and-coming chefs against recognized culinary greats from throughout the United States. This year's competition included chefs from Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina. Texas and West Virginia. The event was hosted by Chef John Folse, the host of Louisiana Public Broadcasting's A Taste of Louisiana with Chef John Folse & Company; Kevin Roberts, the host of Barbecue Pitmaster, and Ewell Smith, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board. The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Fisheries Service is the annual event's chief sponsor.

Great American Seafood Cook-Off - $25.00

Fires were blazing and seafood was sizzling as New Orleans hosted the fifth annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off. During the two-day competition, 15 chefs from 14 different states prepared their best seafood dishes using the seafood indigenous to their state.

The event features plenty of drama as overcooked fish and other culinary calamities cause major stress for the contestants as they try to create a masterpiece in three hours.

Good for What Ails You: Secrets of the Bayou Healers - $25.00

At the dawn of the 21st century, there are still pockets of traditional folkways in Louisiana's bayous where alligator grease relieves asthma, a buried potato cures warts, and "smoking a baby" eases the pain of colic. Visit a world where faith healing, herbal remedies and ritual magic are still an everyday occurrence. It follows respected traiteurs (in English, "treaters") as they gather wild teas, brew home-made cough syrup, invoke the saints at their home altars, and most of all, heal the sick.

The Golden Band from Tigerland (LSU) - $25.00

The Golden Band from Tigerland features the history of one of America's premier marching bands from its humble beginnings to the present.

Go Coast Louisiana Episode 10: St. Mary Parish - $25.00

Adventure is in abundance in the land where the continent's largest swamp meets the America's Third Coast and host Tom Gregory wants to experience it all while he is in St. Mary Parish.

Exploring the Atchafalaya Basin, Tom takes a swamp tour with renowned nature and wildlife photographer C.C. Lockwood and comes face-to-face with the symbol of America at the Eagle Expo. He goes out to harvest wild crawfish with Swamp Pop legend Don Rich and comes back with more than just lunch-- Don then invites Tom to Gros' Marina for a weekend swamp party that is pure Cajun.

Also in this episode, Tom visits the Sovereign Nation of the Chitimacha and discovers not only the tribe's ancient tradition of basket weaving, but the place where all the locals go. That "place" may never be the same. During his journey through St. Mary, Tom also learns about how Morgan City became the African jungle in the first Tarzan movie ever filmed back in 1917. Annual festivals like "Rhythms on The River" and "The Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival" are featured, as is the Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum, and The Rig Museum-"Mr. Charlie".

The episode is a perfect travel guide for your own adventure along the Cajun Coast.

Go Coast Louisiana Episode 09: St Bernard Parish - $25.00

In this episode of Go Coast: Louisiana, Emmy Award winning host Tom Gregory explores the cultural treasures, the scenic beauty and the bountiful world-class fishing of New Orleans' most historic neighbor: St. Bernard Parish.

From the last vestiges of Spanish Colonial Louisiana at Los Islenos Festival to the Chalmette Battlefield, the site of the Battle of New Orleans, to the frontline of the battle against hurricanes and coastal erosion, the past becomes present for visitors of St. Bernard. With the help of national food writer and Nola Food Goddess, Lorin Gaudin, Tom also eats his way across St. Bernard and discovers the unique flavors of this native, coastal cuisine.

Discover why St. Bernard is "Da Parish" when Go Coast: Louisiana goes down river!

Go Coast Louisiana Episode 08: Going Coastal - $25.00

Go Coast Louisiana is "Going Coastal" this Sunday, July 21 this special episode, host Tom Gregory takes a "walk on the wild side" of the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Pirates, cannons, hot sauce and various forms of wildlife are only part of this look back at some of the people and places that make this area so unique. Go Coast's host Tom Gregory gets up close and personal with a few alligators, reenacts a Civil War Battle, discovers the heat of the Tabasco factory, and walks the plank at The Contraband Days Festival' and that's just a few of the adventures in this episode.

Go Coast Louisiana Episode 06: Vermilion Parish - $25.00

In Vermilion Parish, Tom discovers the history about how the Cajuns came to Louisiana. While there, Tom revels in Abbeville's Giant Omelette Celebration and witnesses firsthand the return of the endangered Whooping Crane to Louisiana. Also after catching musicians D.L. Menard and Michael Juan Nunez play live at an old livestock auction house, Tom hits the stage at a Cajun Music Jam in Erath. And if you are in Cajun Country, there will be food!

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