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O. Delton Harrison, Jr.

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-06-09

Duration: 00:09:17

Subjects: Harrison, O. Delton, Jr. | Arts | Opera | Philanthropists


  • Denison, John Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • McElroy, Tem Interviewee
  • Smith, Adelaide Interviewee
  • Groves, Paul Interviewee
  • Atchison, Pam Interviewee
  • Harrison, O. Delton, Jr. Speaker


This segment from the 2013 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by O. Delton Harrison, Jr. accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Harrison, a native of Shreveport, is an arts advocate. He is the president of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council and a past president of the Shreveport Opera, Shreveport Little Theatre, and Shreveport Art Guild. The profile includes interviews with: Tem McElroy, an associate; Adelaide Smith, his sister; Paul Groves, opera singer; and Pam Atchison of the Shreveport Regional Arts Council. Hosts: John Denison and Beth Courtney