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Inauguration 2024: Governor Jeff Landry

Louisiana Inaugurations



Genre: Event

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-01-7

Duration: 02:19:20

Subjects: Louisiana gubernatorial inauguration, 2024 | Politics | Government | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Landry, Jeff | Nungesser, Billy, 1959- | Landry, Nancy | Murrill, Liz Baker | Fleming, John C. | STRAIN, MIKE | Temple, Tim


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Erwin, Barry Host
  • Courson, Bud Interviewee
  • Wilson, Billy Interviewee
  • Engster, Jim Interviewee
  • Hebert, Raymond Speaker
  • Morgan, Craig Performer
  • Tolbert, Samuel C. Speaker
  • Landry, Nancy Speaker
  • Murrill, Liz Speaker
  • Fleming, John Speaker
  • Maxwell, Gary Speaker
  • Strain, Mike Speaker
  • Temple, Tim Speaker
  • Watson, Tom Speaker
  • Nungesser, Billy Speaker
  • Perkins, Tony Speaker
  • Sullivan, Steve Performer
  • Landry, Jeff Speaker
  • Delcambre, Michael Speaker


Karen LeBlanc, Kara St. Cyr, and Barry Erwin host live coverage of the inauguration of Governor Jeff Landry from the State Capitol in Baton Rouge on January 7, 2024. It features highlights from the inauguration ceremony led by master of ceremonies Raymond Hebert, including: a performance of the National Anthem by Craig Morgan; the Pledge of Allegiance led by hundreds of children; the invocation by Dr. Samuel C. Tolbert, the president of the National Baptist Convention of America; the swearing-in of Secretary of State Nancy Landry, Attorney General Liz Murrill, and State Treasurer John Fleming; a prayer of grace by Gary Maxwell of the Pentecostals of Alexandria; the swearing-in of Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain and Commissioner of Insurance Tim Temple; a prayer of hope by Bishop Tom Watson, the senior pastor of the Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries; the swearing-in of Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser; the inaugural address of Lieutenant Governor Nungesser; the inaugural prayer by Reverend Tony Perkins, the president of the Family Research Council; a performance of “Amazing Grace” by Steve Sullivan; the swearing-in of Governor Landry; the inaugural address of Governor Landry; the benediction by Father Michael Delcambre, pastor at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church; and a fireworks display over the Mississippi River. The coverage also includes a report on the inauguration preparations and a profile of Governor Landry. Please note that the inaugural ceremony was moved from Monday, January 8th to Sunday, January 7th due to inclement weather.