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Henson Moore

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: 00:12:34

Subjects: Moore, W. Henson, 1939- | Politics | Government | Edwards, John Bel


  • Denison, John Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Moore, Carolyn Interviewee
  • Arceneaux, Pete Interviewee
  • D'Armond, William Interviewee
  • Moore, Henson Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


This segment from the 2016 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Henson Moore accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Moore, who grew up in Baton Rouge, served in the United States House of Representatives for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District from 1975-1987. He also served as the Deputy Secretary at the United States Department of Energy from 1989-1992 and the Deputy Chief of Staff to President George H.W. Bush in 1992. The profile includes interviews with: Carolyn Moore, his wife; Pete Arceneaux, his associate; and William D’Armond, his associate. After Moore’s speech, Governor John Bel Edwards reads a proclamation for Louisiana Legends Day.