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Marjorie Morrison (2010)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-08

Duration: 00:09:41

Subjects: Morrison, Marjorie | Arts | Philanthropists


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Roberts, Cokie Interviewee
  • Morrison, James "Hobby" Interviewee
  • Bullard, John Interviewee
  • Clausen, Sally Interviewee
  • Morrison, Marjorie Speaker


This segment from the 2010 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Marjorie Morrison accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Morrison, a resident of Hammond, is an arts advocate and philanthropist. She served as the Vice President of the Louisiana Council for Music and the Performing Arts from 1967-2008 and founded the Hammond Arts Council in 1968. She has also served on several other arts boards, including the Louisiana Alliance for Arts and Education, the Louisiana Arts Education Association, and the New Orleans Museum of Art Advisory Board. The profile includes interviews with: Cokie Roberts, a family friend; James “Hobby” Morrison, her son; John Bullard of the New Orleans Museum of Art; and Dr. Sally Clausen. Host: Beth Courtney