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Inauguration 2012: Governor Bobby Jindal

Louisiana Inaugurations



Genre: Event

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-01-09

Duration: 01:45:20

Subjects: Louisiana gubernatorial inauguration, 2012 | INAUGURATIONS | Politics | Louisiana's Old State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education | STRAIN, MIKE | DONELON, JIM | Kennedy, John Neely | CALDWELL, JAMES "BUDDY" | SCHEDLER, TOM | DARDENNE, JAY | Foster, Mike, Jr., 1930- | Deacon John (Musician)


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Scott, Robert Travis Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Reporter
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee
  • Turner, Hal Speaker
  • Mangun, Mickey Performer
  • Weller, Phillip Speaker
  • Aymond, Gregory Michael Speaker
  • Kimball, Kitty Speaker
  • Strain, Mike Speaker
  • Carter, Burrell Speaker
  • Donelon, Jim Speaker
  • Guidry, Greg Speaker
  • Kennedy, John Speaker
  • Knight, William Speaker
  • Caldwell, Buddy Speaker
  • Williams, Felicia Toney Speaker
  • Schedler, Tom Speaker
  • Coady, Martin Speaker
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Polozola, Frank Speaker
  • Tenney, T.E. Speaker
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Luter, Fred Speaker
  • Deacon John Performer


Live coverage of the inauguration of Governor Bobby Jindal hosted by Shauna Sanford, Beth Courtney and Robert Travis Scott from the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge on January 9, 2012. It features highlights from the inauguration ceremony, including: a performance of the National Anthem by Mickey Mangun; a recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance led by Staff Sergeant Phillip Weller; the invocation by Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond; the swearing-in of the members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE); the swearing-in of Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain, Commissioner of Insurance Jim Donelon, State Treasurer John Kennedy, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell, Secretary of State Tom Schedler, and Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne; the inaugural address of Lieutenant Governor Dardenne; the Governor’s Prayer by Bishop T.E. Tenney; the Governor’s Introduction by former Governor Mike Foster; the swearing-in of Governor Jindal by Chief Justice Catherine “Kitty” Kimball; Governor Jindal’s inaugural address; the benediction by Pastor Fred Luter; and a performance of “God Bless America” by Deacon John. The coverage also includes: a profile of Governor Jindal; highlights from the previous day’s inaugural activities, including a prayer service at St. Joseph’s Cathedral and the inaugural ball; and political analysis by Barry Erwin of the Council for a Better Louisiana. Please note that the inaugural ceremony took place on the same day as the BCS National Championship Game between LSU and Alabama at the Superdome in New Orleans.