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Louisiana’s Experience - WWII - $25.00

The show features WWII stories from the Louisiana perspective, including: Louisiana Maneuvers, The Flying Tigers, Louisiana Pearl Harbor Vets, Higgins Industries-The Boat that Won the War, Louisiana Fighter Pilots-Quentin Aanenson, German Subs in the Gulf of Mexico, 760th Tank Battalion, Opening of the National D-Day Museum, and more.

Louisiana’s Experience: The WWII Collection - $125.00

All seven of our Louisiana programs highlighting the contribution of Louisiana;s men and women during World War II.

The collection incudes
Louisiana's Experience: WWII Parts 1,2, & 3
D-Day Plus 50
Builders, Heroes, and the Boats That Won the War for Us
The Louisiana Maneuvers of 1942
Camp Ruston: German P.O.W.s in Louisiana

This special offer includes free shipping.

Louisiana’s LeRoux & Friends: Rockin’ the Nottoway - $25.00

"Take a Ride on a Riverboat" and "New Orleans Ladies" are just two of the rock classics you will hear on this concert special, featuring Louisiana's LeRoux: and shot at historic Nottoway Plantation.

Louisiane: 200 Ans D’Histoire De L’État (français sous-titres) - $25.00

Il y a deux cents ans, la Louisiane fut admise au sein des États-Unis d'Amérique, transformant à jamais notre État ainsi que les autres États membres. Notre État ne ressemble à aucune autre région des États-Unis, et notre peuple à aucune autre communauté américaine. Durant les deux siècles d'histoire qui se sont écoulés depuis l'admission de notre État dans l'Union, nous avons connu des événements d'une force dramatique, d'inoubliables personnalités, et tout ceci, dans le cadre d'une extraordinaire beauté.

LPB Antiques Fair - $25.00

This is the second antiques appraisal program that LPB has produced. More than 1,200 pictures of antiques were submitted for the first appraisal fair on LPB, but only about 15 actually made it on the air during the show. For this show, LPB has gone back to last year's viewer submissions to find some more interesting items to appraise. This round of appraisals featured some very special items including Civil War artifacts, a Herter Brothers Bed, antique books, pottery, textiles and furniture. Special thanks to our appraisers for the show: Sarkis Kaltakdjian, Pat Bacot, Cary Long, Douglas Wink, Robert Smith, Eugene Groves, A.E. Probst, Gail Weeks, and Elaine Smyth.

Lunch Louisiana Style - $25.00

Join Chef John Folse and his friends as they explore the history of Louisiana's culinary traditions in this entertaining and informative program. Learn about the indigenous foods of our state and how to prepare one of Louisiana's premiere dishes, GUMBO!!!

Making Waves: Louisiana’s Radio Story - $25.00

Meet the voices and characters of Louisiana's radio waves-people like New Orleans Rhythm and Blues disc jockeys "Dr. Daddy-O" and "Poppa Stoppa," and country greats Frank Page and Hank Williams from the popular radio program The Louisiana Hayride. Listen and learn about WWL's big band sounds from the Roosevelt Hotel's Blue Room with Leon Kelner and His Orchestra and The Dawnbusters with radio star Margie O'Dair. From Acadiana comes the sounds of Rendezvous Acadienne from The Liberty Theater in Eunice and Revon Reed's broadcasts from Fred's Lounge in Mamou. Visit the studios of public radio's American Routes with producer and host Nick Spitzer plus many more. Making Waves: Louisiana's Radio Story combines rarely seen photographs and archival recordings with powerful videography and interviews with veteran announcers, radio program producers and listeners and lovers of that ever-lasting and growing medium we call radio.

McLeod Lecture Series: Louisiana Politics & the Fourth Estate: Behind the Scenes - $25.00

A Behind the Scenes Look with Press Secretaries and Reporters on the Capitol Beat The lecture's focus is on the impact of the statewide media on the governor, the legislature and state government of our current generation. Veteran statehouse journalists and former gubernatorial press secretaries gather to share their insider's perspectives on how government operates in Baton Rouge. Beth Courtney, the President of LPB and a former capitol correspondent in her own right, moderates the discussion. The annual lecture series honors the late Bill McLeod. Each year the series will focus on timely, as well as the historical, aspects of Louisiana politics and efforts to promote a climate of good government. All research materials, records, and artifacts pertaining to the annual lecture become a part of the McNeese Library Archives.

McLeod Lecture Series: Louisiana’s Influence in Washington: Sen John Breaux and J. Bennett Johnston - $25.00

From Huey Long and his son Russell to Allen Ellender, Louisiana has had a tradition of powerful United States Senators. Former U.S. Senators John Breaux and J. Bennett Johnston discuss their time in Congress and how the political system works. The show was taped at the Central School in Lake Charles. This is the fourth program of the McLeod Lecture series at McNeese University. Former Blanco Communications Director Bob Mann is the moderator.

Mon Cher Camarade - $25.00

Mon Cher Camarade tells the story - never before told - of the French-speaking Cajun soldiers in WWII. Hundreds of French-Louisiana Cajuns served as interpreters for their field commanders and several of them were secret agents who passed as locals to work with the French underground. This documentary blends an original music sound track, 35mm film footage and HD interviews with stunning archival footage from the National Archives in a storytelling fashion that puts the storytelling where it belongs - on the shoulders of those veterans.

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