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Terry Landry (2021)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Event

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-05-06

Duration: 00:10:39

Subjects: Landry, Terry | Louisiana. Office of State Police | State legislators


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Denison, John Host
  • Dore, William Interviewee
  • Joseph, Rose Landry Interviewee
  • Cravins, Donald Interviewee
  • Landry, Terry Speaker


This segment from the 2021 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Terry Landry accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Landry, a native of New Iberia and a Vietnam War veteran, served as the first African American superintendent of the Louisiana State Police and as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 2012-2020. His profile includes interviews with: William Dore, a business associate and friend; Rose Landry Joseph, his sister; and Donald Cravins, his friend. Hosts: Beth Courtney and John Denison