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Kathleen Blanco

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-06-07

Duration: 00:09:13

Subjects: Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux, 1942- | Louisiana Governors | Politics

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Neustrom, Ceci Interviewee
  • Blanco, Raymond "Coach" Interviewee
  • Mann, Bob Interviewee
  • Savoie, T. Joe Interviewee
  • Blanco, Kathleen Speaker

Description

This segment from the 2015 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Kathleen Blanco accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Blanco served as the Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana from 1996-2004 and as the Governor of Louisiana from 2004-2008. The profile includes interviews with: Ceci Neustrom, her friend; Raymond “Coach” Blanco, her husband; Robert Mann, her former Communications Director; and T. Joe Savoie, the president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Host: Beth Courtney