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Good News LA: Legacy Memoirist (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-01-26

Duration: 00:07:00

Subjects: Authors


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Whaley, J.R. Interviewee
  • Blanche, Robin Palmer Interviewee
  • Guillory, Roberta Interviewee


This segment from the January 26, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s profile of Robin Palmer Blanche, an end-of-life doula and legacy memoirist who records the life stories of people that hold lessons about living fully even when confronting death. She interviews: J.R. Whaley, the son of Diane Pierson Whaley; Robin Palmer Blanche; and Roberta Guillory, the founder of the Red Shoes. This segment is a part of the “Good News Louisiana” series.