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Behind the Legends: Gus Weill Remembers

Louisiana Legends

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-10-18

Duration: 00:28:22

Subjects: Weill, Gus | McKeithen, John J. (John Julian), 1918-1999 | Hirt, Al | DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008 | Edwards, Edwin W.

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Yancey, Allegra Nevils Producer
  • Weill, Gus Interviewee
  • McKeithen, John Interviewee
  • Hirt, Al Interviewee
  • DeBakey, Michael Interviewee
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee

Description

This special episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from October 18, 2015, features an interview with Gus Weill conducted by Beth Courtney. Weill hosted “Louisiana Legends” from 1982-2002. Courtney and Weill reminiscence and share clips from Weill’s interviews with former Governor John McKeithen, jazz trumpeter Al Hirt, world renowned surgeon Dr. Michael DeBakey, and former Governor Edwin Edwards.