Behind the Legends: Gus Weill Remembers
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2015-10-18
Subjects: Weill, Gus | McKeithen, John J. (John Julian), 1918-1999 | Hirt, Al | DeBakey, Michael E. (Michael Ellis), 1908-2008 | Edwards, Edwin W.
- Courtney, Beth Host
- Yancey, Allegra Nevils Producer
- Weill, Gus Interviewee
- McKeithen, John Interviewee
- Hirt, Al Interviewee
- DeBakey, Michael Interviewee
- Edwards, Edwin Interviewee
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.