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Lindy Boggs (1995)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995

Duration: 00:14:04

Subjects: Boggs, Lindy, 1916-2013 | Politics | Women legislators


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Boggs, Lindy Speaker


This segment from the 1995 Louisiana Legends Gala features a speech by Lindy Boggs accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Boggs, a native of Pointe Coupee Parish, was the first Louisiana woman elected to Congress. She served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973-1991. Host: Gus Weill