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Jimmie Davis

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Event

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-12-08

Duration: 00:02:50

Subjects: Davis, Jimmie, 1899-2000 | Politics | Music | Louisiana Governors

Contributors:

  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Davis, Jimmie Speaker

Description

This segment from the Louisiana Legends Gala held on October 13, 1990, features a speech by Jimmie Davis accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Davis, a successful country singer, served two terms as the Governor of Louisiana from 1944-1948 and 1960-1964. Host: Gus Weill