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Brigadier General Sherian Cadoria (2004)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2004-06-20

Duration: 00:06:26

Subjects: Cadoria, Sherian Grace | Military | Veterans | United States. Army | Women


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Brooks, Harry W., Jr. Interviewee
  • Anderson, Stella Interviewee
  • Cadoria, Sherian Speaker


This segment from the 2004 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by retired Brigadier General Sherian Cadoria accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. General Cadoria, a native of Marksville, is a Vietnam veteran and the first African American woman to reach the rank of General in the United States Army. The profile includes interviews with retired Major General Harry W. Brooks, Jr. and teacher Stella Anderson. Host: Beth Courtney