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Archie Manning (2001)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2001-06-07

Duration: 00:17:56

Subjects: Manning, Archie, 1949- | Sports | New Orleans Saints (Football team) | Football players


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Manning, Cooper Interviewee
  • Henderson, Jim Interviewee
  • Manning, Archie Speaker
  • Downer, Hunt Speaker
  • Foster, Mike Speaker


This segment from the 2001 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Archie Manning accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Manning was the quarterback for the New Orleans Saints from 1971-1982. The profile includes interviews with his son, Cooper Manning, and his friend, Jim Henderson of WWL. After Manning’s speech, State Representative Hunt Downer and Governor Mike Foster present the 2001 honorees with gifts. Host: Beth Courtney