Premiered May 6, 2024
Tuesday, May 28 at 8pm on WYES-TV and stream on, WYES App, PBS App

Watch THE WORLD’S FAIR: 40TH ANNIVERSARY for a limited time on WYES’ YouTube channel.

This half-hour discussion program, THE WORLD’S FAIR: 40TH ANNIVERSARY, looks back at the legacy of the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition.

Host and producer Peggy Scott Laborde will reminisce with guests including Petr Spurney, the president and CEO of the 1984 Louisiana World’s Exposition, Mark Romig, who served as Director of Protocol and Guest Relations at the Fair, and Deacon John Moore, who performed regularly.

Program highlights include entertainment at the Liggett & Myers Amphitheatre, memories of riding the gondola and more.

Following each special, viewers can watch the 2003 documentary A WORLD’S FAIR TO REMEMBER.

Pictured: Mark Romig, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of New Orleans & Company, Peggy Scott Laborde, WYES Host and Producer, and Deacon John Moore, musician, singer, actor, and bandleader.