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General Robert H. Barrow: A Legacy of Leadership (2009)



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-04-1

Duration: 00:27:54

Subjects: Barrow, Robert H. | Military | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Veterans | United States. Marine Corps. | World War II | Korean War, 1950-1953


  • Barrow, Robert H., Jr. Narrator
  • Kendrick, Dorothy Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Barrow, Robert H., Sr. Interviewee
  • Hopgood, Convil Interviewee
  • Schenecker, Nancy T. Interviewee
  • Brown, Louisette Interviewee


A 2009 documentary chronicling the life and career of General Robert H. Barrow. General Barrow, a native of St. Francisville, served as the 27th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from 1979-1983. This documentary covers: his family roots in West Feliciana Parish; his early life on Rosale Plantation; his 41-year career in the Marine Corps, including his service in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War; his tenure as the Commandant of the Marine Corps; and his retirement in West Feliciana Parish. Narrator: Lt. Col. Robert H. Barrow, Jr.