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Charlie Cook (2016)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-31

Duration: 00:07:25

Subjects: Cook, Charlie | Journalists | Political analysis | Politics


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Mann, Bob Interviewee
  • Weiss, Jack Interviewee
  • Cook, Charlie Speaker


This segment from the 2016 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Charlie Cook accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Cook, a Shreveport native, is the editor and publisher of “The Cook Political Report,” a political columnist for the “National Journal,” and a political analyst for NBC News. The profile includes interviews with Bob Mann of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications and Jack Weiss, the former Chancellor of the LSU Law School. Host: Beth Courtney