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Roger Ogden (2015)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-07

Duration: 00:09:18

Subjects: Ogden, Roger Houston | Business | Philanthropists | Ogden Museum


  • Nickel, Jim Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ogden, Roger "Field" Interviewee
  • Forman, Ron Interviewee
  • Maurin, Jimmy Interviewee
  • Hecht, Michael Interviewee
  • Ogden, Roger Speaker


This segment from the 2015 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Roger Ogden accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Ogden, who grew up in Lafayette, is a businessman and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Stirling Properties, a former chairman of the LSU Board of Supervisors, and a co-founder of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans. The profile includes interviews with: Dr. Roger “Field” Ogden, his son; Ron Forman, the president and CEO of the Audubon Institute; James E. “Jimmy” Maurin, his partner in Maurin-Ogden, Inc.; and Michael Hecht, the president and CEO of Greater New Orleans, Inc. Hosts: Jim Nickel and Beth Courtney