Mardi Gras World

Mardi Gras World is a New Orleans company that provides hundreds of floats for the many parades of Mardi Gras. Owner Barry Kern, whose grandfather started… read more

Mardi Gras World is a New Orleans company that provides hundreds of floats for the many parades of Mardi Gras. Owner Barry Kern, whose grandfather started the business, talked about the history of Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the economic impact of the celebrations on the city.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in New Orleans, Louisiana, from May 19-25, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Mardi Gras World

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Program ID:
446271-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Jun 16, 2018 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 01, 2018 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jun 16, 2018 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2018 | 1:16am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2018 | 3:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2018 | 5:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2018 | 7:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 01, 2018 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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