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deeply rooted: John Coykendall’s Journey to Save Our Seeds and Stories - $25

John Coykendall is a renowned heirloom seed saver, a classically trained artist, and Master Gardener at Blackberry Farm, one of America's top resorts. He has spent half his life working to preserve the seeds and stories of a small Louisiana farming community.

Since 1973, he has made an annual pilgrimage to Louisiana to record the oral histories and growing techniques, recipes, and folktales of Louisiana farmers and gardeners in more than 80 beautifully illustrated journals. He has saved and safeguarded rare varieties of the crops they once grew and handed them back to the community they came from.

His work inspires us to reconnect with the land, with the seeds and growing expertise that our ancestors passed on to us, to grab hold and pass that legacy on to future generation - whitle there is still time.

A Documentary by Christina Melton.

Funding Provided in Part by CAMELLIA BRAND BEANS.

Burden Museum and Gardens - $25

In the center of the busiest corridor of one of Louisiana’s largest cities lie hundreds of acres of fields, forests and remnants of a lifestyle from an earlier century. LPB, the Burden Foundation, LSU and the LSU AgCenter present Burden Museum & Gardens: A Family’s Gift. This program takes us on a journey that begins in the 1800’s where we meet the family whose heirs would eventually make an extraordinary gift for future generations.

A Summer of Birds DVD - $25

A Summer of Birds is an LPB documentary that details a relatively unknown chapter in the life of the renowned naturalist painter John James Audubon.

Based on the acclaimed book A Summer of Birds: John James Audubon at Oakley House by Baton Rouge Advocate columnist Danny Heitman, the program chronicles the summer of 1821 which he spent in Louisiana at the Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana Parish.

Emmy Award-winning actress Sela Ward narrates the program, which features an original musical score by Suncoast Emmy winner Mike Esneault.

Louisiana Public Square - Single Episode - $25

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Single episode of Louisiana Public Square: Be sure to include as much information as possible about the episode -- including air date, episode, and/or description.

Louisiana: The State We’re In - Single Episode - $25

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Single episode of Louisiana: The State We're In: Be sure to include as much information as possible about the episode -- including air date, episode, and/or description.

Immaculée: Hold onto Hope - $25

Louisiana Public Broadcasting is proud to bring Immaculée’s story to you in her first national television program. Hold Onto Hope features Immaculée Ilibagiza telling the inspirational story of how she stayed alive by living in a bathroom with seven other women for 91 days and how she has forgiven the people who tried to eliminate her tribe. This dramatic real story will definitely impact your life.

Louisiana Legends - $25.00

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Louisiana Legends Interview DVD

LPB's Louisiana Legends series highlights outstanding Louisianans who have distinguished themselves in a variety of disciplines including writing, art, entertainment, politics, public service and athletics. Featuring insightful biographical videos and in-depth interviews with host Beth Courtney, these shows provide intimate glimpses into the lives of the state's most influential, visionary and successful citizens. Please specify the name of the Louisiana Legend interview you want, along with a brief description. For a full list of Lousiana Legends past and present, visit www.lpb.org/legends.

Interviews available include:

Virginia Shehee
State Senator, Businesswoman, Civic Leader, Philanthropist

Percy Sledge
Rhythm and Blues and Soul Singer

Gayle Hatch
Former U.S. Olympic Weightlifting Team Coach

Linda Thomas-Greenfield
Director General of the Foreign Service and Former Ambassador to Liberia

Richard Zuschlag
Acadian Ambulance co-founder and philanthropist

Retired Army Lt. General Russel Honoré

Terry Bradshaw
Hall of Fame Quarterback

James Davison
Businessman and Philanthropist

Louisiana: A History - Single Episode - $25

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Single dvd from Louisiana: A History, the most ambitious and exciting project in the 25-year history of Louisiana Public Broadcasting. This six-part series tells the colorful story of Louisiana for the citizens and students of our state. More than just a review of historic events, this series explores the rich legacy of the many cultures that have left their imprint on Louisiana, and illustrates why Louisiana is truly a state like no other. The series begins with pre-history and explores the major eras, events and personalities that have shaped Louisiana through the modern era. It includes the contributions and history of every region of the state and reflects our cultural diversity, a critical factor in understanding why Louisiana is different from other southern states. Louisiana: A History combines historical renderings, rarely seen photographs, and historical documents with powerful videography to create a unique view of our state. Using old journals, correspondence and family reminiscences, the story also reveals the voices of real people describing how they lived, worked, played and survived. In essence, this series explains "what we are" as a state by showing us "who we are" as a people."

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Louisiana Travels with Charlie Whinham - $25

Join LPB's Charlie Whinham as he travels throughout our state, visiting the people and places that make Louisiana such a tourist destination! From Avery Island, birthplace of Tabasco hot pepper sauce, to the quaint and colorful city of Natchitoches; from the prehistoric earthworks of Poverty Point to the unforgettable experience at The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, to the serene beauty of the Kisatchie National Forest; Louisiana Travels makes the rounds to these unique locations, showcasing sites no one should miss!

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