Series
Louisiana Legends
Episode
Leah Chase
Contributing Organization
Louisiana Public Broadcasting (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/509-0r9m32nt5m
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Description
Episode Description
This episode of the series "Louisiana Legends" from November 13, 2012, features an interview with Leah Chase conducted by Beth Courtney. Chase, known as the "Queen of Creole Cuisine," is the owner of Dooky Chase's Restaurant in New Orleans. She discusses: her enjoyment in meeting new people at her restaurant; her mother; how she learned to cook; the melding of the Cajun and Creole cultures; showcasing African American art in her restaurant; her husband's work with the NAACP during the Civil Rights Movement; her relationship with President George W. Bush; living in a FEMA trailer after Hurricane Katrina; her favorite menu; baking sweet potato pies for Michael Jackson; why General George Patton is one of her heroes; her respect for Ella Brennan; her family's plan to carry on with the restaurant; and her disappointment in President Barack Obama for putting hot sauce in her gumbo. The interview is preceded by a biographical segment on Chase, including interviews with her daughter, Leah Chase Kamata, and her friends, Chef John Folse and Sybil Morial.
Date
2012-11-13
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Talk Show
Media type
Moving Image
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Credits
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
AAPB Contributor Holdings
Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Identifier: http://ladigitalmedia.org/video_v2/asset-detail/LLOLG-2022 (unknown)
Duration: 00:28:25
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Citations
Chicago: “Louisiana Legends; Leah Chase,” 2012-11-13, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed December 1, 2021, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-509-0r9m32nt5m.
MLA: “Louisiana Legends; Leah Chase.” 2012-11-13. Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. December 1, 2021. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-509-0r9m32nt5m>.
APA: Louisiana Legends; Leah Chase. Boston, MA: Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (GBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-509-0r9m32nt5m