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Kevin Reilly, Sr.

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-06-24

Duration: 00:09:24

Subjects: Reilly, Kevin, Sr., 1928-2012 | Politics | Business | State legislators

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Bouchard, Claude Interviewee
  • Foster, Mike Interviewee
  • Reilly, DeeDee Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2007 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Kevin Reilly, Sr. accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Reilly was the CEO of Lamar Advertising and the founder of the Reilly Family Foundation. He also served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1972-1988, including thirteen years as the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee. The profile includes interviews with Dr. Claude Bouchard of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, former Governor Mike Foster, and his wife, Dee Dee Reilly. Host: Beth Courtney