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Lieutenant Colonel Jim Halsell (1995)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995

Duration: 00:14:57

Subjects: Halsell, James D., Jr. | Military | NASA | United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration | ASTRONAUTS


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Halsell, Jim Speaker


This segment from the 1995 Louisiana Legends Gala features a speech by Lieutenant Colonel Jim Halsell, Jr. accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Halsell, a native of West Monroe, is an Air Force officer and a NASA Astronaut. He is the first Louisianan to go into space. Host: Gus Weill