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Louisiana Book Talks - $25.00

This program includes interviews with a number of noted Louisiana authors recorded at the 2004 Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge. The authors include Robert Crais (Hostage), Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Olen Butler (A Good Scent From A Strange Mountain) and LSU professor, poet and essayist Andre Codrescu. Codrescu is also a contributor to National Public Radio and was the host of the Peabody Award-winning series Road Scholar. Pulitzer Prize winner Shirley Ann Grau, (The Keepers of the House) was also honored for her work.

Louisiana Book Festival - 2006 - $25.00

Taped live at the 2006 Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge, this program features readings from such Louisiana authors as Jason Berry and Margaret Sartor, along with panel discussions on writing and a post-Katrina New Orleans.

Louisiana Archives Roadshow - $25.00

North Louisiana residents show off their antique treasures when the Louisiana Archives Roadshow heads to Shreveport, LA. Some of the items appraised at the event include a Bonnie & Clyde chamois from the floor of their car as well as a gun and newspaper article, a 1966 LSU Cotton Bowl autographed football, a collection of rare books and a Depression Era Christmas card made of wallpaper. The Secretary of State's Office partners with LPB on these antiques events across the state.

Lost Louisiana: Two - $25.00

This DVD contains the entire second episode in the acclaimed Louisiana Public Broadcasting series of cultural specials hosted by Jeff Duhe. Take to the road across Louisiana to explore landmarks and institutions that are gone but not forgotten including the haunting work of photographer Fonville Wynans, the restoration of Louisiana's Old State Capitol, the closing of Airline Motors Restaurant in LaPlace and a trip down a lonely road called Highway One. Lost Louisiana II is a cornucopia of stories that will long be treasured by everyone who loves Louisiana's unique history and folkways.

Lost Louisiana: The Way We Were - $25.00

This home video contains the entire third installment in the acclaimed Louisiana Public Broadcasting series of cultural specials hosted by Jeff Duhe. Take to the road across Louisiana to explore landmarks and institutions that are gone but not forgotten including a tribute to the Louisiana State University cadets of the Old War Skule, the beautiful and lasting dignity of the Hotel Bentley in Alexandria, relive the warm feeling of dancing to the Russ Morgan Orchestra and rekindle a friendship with your favorite Kid's TV Heroes as they return to the little screen. "Lost Louisiana: The Way We Were" is a retrospective of stories to help us all recall Louisiana's unique history and folkways.

Lost Louisiana: The Spirit Remains - $25.00

This home video contains the entire fourth episode in the acclaimed Louisiana Public Broadcasting series of cultural specials hosted by Jeff Duhe. Take to the road across Louisiana to explore landmarks and institutions that are gone but not forgotten including a tribute to an overlooked Franklin storekeeper, the tremendous talents of Shreveport's "Leadbelly", the emotional demolition of Thibodaux's Grand Theater, a lesson in humanity as told by Ruston's P.O.W Camp, the demise of LSU's Free Speech Alley and the vanishing landmarks captured by a wise sketch artist. "Lost Louisiana: The Spirit Remains" is an impassioned eulogy for our vanishing way of life.

Lost Louisiana: The Road Less Traveled - Part Two - $25.00

This home video contains the entire sixth installment in the acclaimed Louisiana Public Broadcasting series of cultural specials hosted by Jeff Duhe. We continue a tour of Highway One, Louisiana's vanishing main street and a unique way of life starting with restorations to Huey Long's Capitol, we'll hear the histories of the important Plaquemine Locks and the colorful town of Donaldsonville, watch as Thibodaux's Cajun boat builders keep tradition alive, visit a Virgin Mary Shrine, "pass a good time" at a Golden Meadow dance hall and, finally, dig for bottles on Grand Isle. Join Louisiana Public Broadcasting's "Lost Louisiana" cultural guide Jeff Duhe on the final leg of a personal tour of "The Road Less Traveled".

Lost Louisiana: The Road Less Traveled - Part One - $25.00

This home video contains the entire fifth installment in the acclaimed Louisiana Public Broadcasting series of cultural specials hosted by Jeff Duhe. We begin a tour of Highway One, Louisiana's vanishing main street, at Three Corners, the Arkansas/Texas/Louisiana line, meet a farmer content to grow Dixie Sunflowers, visit the site of the Battle of Mansfield, witness a Cane River baptism, tour Melrose Plantation, uncover a forgotten bank in Mansura, cross the Sarto Iron Bridge and shop at Lettsworth Country Store. Join Louisiana Public Broadcasting's "Lost Louisiana" cultural guide Jeff Duhe for a personal tour of "The Road Less Traveled".

Lost Louisiana: Rivers Run Deep-The Mississippi - $25.00

Take a walk down Louisiana's eastern border in this final of a trilogy of river essays from Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Uncover the secrets of Poverty Point and Grant's Canal, see Winter Quarters in Newellton, hear the story of d'Iberville's journey, tour Laura Plantation and stroll where the famous court case of Homer Plessy began. Join Jeff Duhe as he goes "Walking to New Orleans" in this poignant search for the vanishing landmarks and faded cultural icons of the Mississippi River Delta.

Lost Louisiana: Rivers Run Deep-The Atchafalaya - $25.00

The very name Atchafalaya is associated the world over with the Cajuns of its great basin. Its origins at Three Rivers is hard to define, but as it rolls past Fort DeRussy and the Simmesport Fish Market, the flavor of south Louisiana comes alive. Ride the Melville Ferry and rediscover Palmetto's General Store, search for Cow Island, tour Breaux Bridge and St. Martinville, taste the sweets at LeJeune's Bakery and hear Tugboat Jerry sing and carve toothpicks. Finally, watch a pirogue maker shape old wood. Savor a slice of life along one of America's most famous and beautiful rivers.

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