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J. Bennett Johnston

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-06-23

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932- | Politics | SENATORS


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Speaker


This segment from the 1999 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by J. Bennett Johnston accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Johnston, a native of Shreveport, served as a United States Senator from 1972-1996. Host: Gus Weill