User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Young Hero Robert Vincent Interview (2012)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Erath, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-06-15

Duration: 00:07:44

Subjects: VINCENT, ROBERT | Louisiana Young Heroes | Hurricane Rita, 2005


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Vincent, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the June 15, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with 1996 Louisiana Young Hero Robert Vincent, an attorney in Erath. Sanford reports that Vincent served as the Mayor Pro-Temp of Erath at age 18, making him the youngest person to ever hold the position. Vincent discusses: his love for his hometown of Erath; his experience during Hurricane Rita; his inner strength; his love of politics; and his advice for young people. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford