• November 21
  • Edith Garland Dupre Library, Lafayette
  • November 21, 2019
  • Category: Misc.

Event Details

  • November 21, 2019
  • 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Free


Event Description

UL Lafayette Special Collections is proud to host the event The Lafayette Guide: Alton Broussard and the Early Days of Lafayette Journalism. This event will include a presentation and discussion of journalism and the media coverage during the turbulent 1960s and 70s in Lafayette. Topics include the Civil Rights movement and the French Renaissance, which were documented in the local newspaper the Lafayette Guide, edited by former UL Lafayette journalism professor Alton E. Broussard. At the event, his family will donate his collection of papers of the Lafayette Guide newspaper to the UL Lafayette Special Collections.

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