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Richard Zuschlag (2012)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-06-28

Duration: 00:11:28

Subjects: Zuschlag, Richard | Business | ACADIAN AMBULANCE | Emergency medical services | Hurricane Katrina, 2005


  • Nickel, Jim Host
  • Flynn, Harry Interviewee
  • LeBlanc, Beth Interviewee
  • Pierce, David Interviewee
  • Zuschlag, Richard Speaker


This segment from the 2012 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Richard Zuschlag accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Zuchslag, a resident of Lafayette, is a co-founder of Acadian Ambulance, the largest private ambulance company in the United States. In 2005, the company played a critical role in evacuating thousands of patients from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. The profile includes interviews with Archbishop Harry Flynn, his daughter Beth LeBlanc, and David Pierce, the President and COO of Acadian Companies. Host: Jim Nickel