New Orleans series part 4/5
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There's something of a French revival in New Orleans and the state of Louisiana in general, with a resurgence of interest in the Louisiana French languages and culture. The region's Francophone heritage had to fight for survival after the local authorities banned French in schools almost a century ago. But a gradual push for preservation over the last few decades has today, led to a real "French Renaissance". Richelle Harrison Plesse reports.