ALEXANDRIA, LA – The central Louisiana premiere of “Louisiana During World War II” will be held Thursday, November 21, at 7:00pm in the Coughlin Hall Auditorium on the campus of LSU Alexandria.
The documentary examines Louisiana’s many contributions to the Allied victory in World War II and how the war affected the state. It was written by LSUA history professor Dr. Jerry Sanson with direction and narration by Dr. Bill Robison of Southeastern University.
Additionally, there will be an extra feature beginning at 6:30pm featuring “McCrea 1971: The Story of Louisiana’s Forgotten Rock Festival” produced by Nick Brilleaux and Scott Caro.
Following both presentations there will be a reception.
The event is sponsored by Clio, a campus organization for students interested in history, and LSUA’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Both features are free and open to the public.