Triumph at Carville
The Southside branch of the Lafayette Parish Public library hosted a viewing of the PBS program Triumph at Carville, produced by the Wilhelm Group.  Claire Manes (pictured left) was available for a question and answer session following the viewing.  She was joined by Betty Landreneau, who had served in Carville as a nurse during the late 1960s and early 70s.  The video a sensitive portrayal of the history of Carville, its patients, and staff is available from the National Hansen’s Disease museum or from Amazon.com.