LPB Documentary a Living History: LSU Rural Life Museum Turns 50 Recognized by Louisiana Association of Broadcasters

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Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) was proud to be honored by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) with the award for Best Series or Documentary during LAB’s 2021 Virtual Prestige Awards presentation.

Posted: Mar 22, 2021 2:48 PM

(BATON ROUGE, LA) – Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) was proud to be honored by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters (LAB) with the award for Best Series or Documentary during LAB’s 2021 Virtual Prestige Awards presentation. The documentary A Living History: LSU Rural Life Museum Turns 50 won the award in the large-market television station division. LPB plans an encore showing of this award-winning documentary on Friday, March 26 at 8:00 PM.

A Living History: LSU Rural Life Museum Turns 50 documents how the museum got its start becoming a historical and educational treasure, not only for Louisiana, but for the world. The educational program takes viewers through the historical buildings that make up the museum explaining the details of the architecture and exploring the early ways of life in Louisiana from farming and gardening to cast iron production.

A Living History: LSU Rural Life Museum Turns 50 was written, produced and directed by Tika Laudun and photographed and edited by Rex Q. Fortenberry. This documentary, along with many others produced by LPB, is available for viewing with LPB Passport, an extended viewer benefit. Go to www.lpb.org/passport for more details.

For more information, contact Colleen Spillane, Public Information Officer at Louisiana Public Broadcasting at 1-800-272-8161 ext 4453 or at 225-767-4453 or email at cspillane@lpb.org.

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