The Day of the New Louisiana
Brooks Read Collection
Place Covered: Louisiana General, Capital Region, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State
Date Issued: 1964-05-12
Subjects: DAVIS, JIMMIE (GOVERNOR) | DAY OF THE NEW LOUISIANA | INAUGURATIONS | JOHNSON, PAUL B. (GOV OF MISS) | LEBLANC, DUDLEY (STATE SENATOR | LONG, BLANCHE | MCKEITHEN, JOHN (GOVERNOR) | MCKEITHEN, W. FOX (SEC OF ST) | O BANNION, DEBORAH | PARADES | READ, BROOKS (WBRZ REPORTER) | REGGIE, EDMUND (JUDGE) | SCHIRO, VICTOR (N.O. MAYOR) | Elections, 1964 Louisiana gubernatorial
- Read, Brooks Narrator
The Day of the New Louisiana, highlights of Inauguration Day 1964, was filmed by Brooks Read especially for Governor John J. McKeithen on 12 May 1964. Footage includes: McKeithen family leaving Governor's Mansion with Fox McKeithen driving; parade with Jimmie Davis, Willard Robinson, Thomas Jordan, J.M. Menefee, Blanche Long, Cheryl Peterson, Lois Garrett, Dudley Leblanc, Paul Johnson, Crawford Martin, Wade Martin, and James Allen; Scenes at ceremony- Jimmie Davis and Blanche Long; oath of office and address; Mansion with Victor Schiro, Paul Johnson, Edmund Reggie, Blanche Long; and inaugural ball.