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General Robert Barrow (1991)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Event

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-12-08

Duration: 00:17:48

Subjects: Barrow, Robert H. | Military | Veterans | United States. Marine Corps.


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • Barrow, Robert Speaker


This segment from the 1991 Louisiana Legends Gala features a speech by retired General Robert Barrow accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. During his 41 years as a United States Marine, General Barrow served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He was also the 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1979-1983. Host: Gus Weill