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Eddie Robinson Day (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Grambling, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, 32.5266835, -92.7392494

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-03-04

Duration: 00:05:55

Subjects: ROBINSON, EDDIE | Sports | FOOTBALL | GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY | Football coaches | College sports


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Wilson, Clyde O. Interviewee
  • Smith, Robert Interviewee
  • Nichols, Darryl Interviewee
  • Davis, Willie Speaker
  • Steinbrenner, George Speaker
  • Robinson, Eddie Speaker


This segment from the March 4, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a visit to Eddie Robinson Day in Grambling, a celebration of the Grambling State University football coach’s 300 wins. This report includes highlights of the parade and banquet speeches and interviews with current and former players. Host: Beth George