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Mike Foster (2014)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-06-09

Duration: 00:07:33

Subjects: Foster, Mike, Jr., 1930- | Politics | Louisiana Governors


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Foster, Murphy J., III Interviewee
  • Boudreaux, Bernard E. Interviewee
  • Foster, Alice Interviewee
  • Golsby, Marsanne Interviewee
  • Foster, Mike Speaker


This segment from the 2014 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Mike Foster accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Foster served in the Louisiana Senate from 1987-1995 and as the Governor of Louisiana from 1996-2004. The profile includes interviews with: Murphy J. Foster, III, his son; Bernard Boudreaux, his Executive Counsel from 2000-2004; Alice Foster, his wife; and Marsanne Golsby, his press secretary from 1996-2004. Host: Beth Courtney