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Question and Answer Session (1999)

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: 00:17:26

Subjects: Ford, Faith | Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932- | Taylor, Jim, 1935- | Thomas, Irma | Foster, Mike, Jr., 1930-


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Ford, Faith Interviewee
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Interviewee
  • Taylor, Jim Interviewee
  • Thomas, Irma Interviewee
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • Foster, Alice Speaker


This segment from the 1999 Louisiana Legends Gala features a question and answer session between hosts Beth Courtney and Gus Weill and the four honorees, former U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston, actress Faith Ford, former football player Jimmy Taylor, and singer Irma Thomas. Governor Mike Foster and his wife Alice Foster also present the honorees with a proclamation for “1999 Louisiana Legends Day.”