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Honor Procession (2019)

A Celebration of Life: Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco



Genre: Event

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-08-22

Duration: 00:31:07

Subjects: Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux, 1942-2019 | Funeral rites and ceremonies | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker


Andre Moreau and Beth Courtney host live coverage of the honor procession and lying in state of Governor Kathleen Blanco in Memorial Hall at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge on August 22, 2019. It includes: pallbearers from the Louisiana National Guard and Louisiana State Police carrying the casket of Governor Blanco up the steps of the State Capitol; a commemorative salute by the Louisiana National Guard; the playing of “Taps”; the placement of Governor Blanco’s casket in Memorial Hall; and people paying their respects to Governor Blanco. Moreau also presents highlights from Governor John Bel Edwards’ eulogy at the Interfaith Service for Governor Blanco at St. Joseph Cathedral in Baton Rouge.