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Robert Harling (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: 00:07:21

Subjects: Harling, Robert, 1951- | Dramatists | Steel magnolias (Motion picture)


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Harling, Bob Interviewee
  • Harling, Margaret Interviewee
  • Whitehead, Tom Interviewee
  • Harling, Robert Speaker


This segment from the 2004 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Robert Harling accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Harling, a native of Natchitoches, is a playwright and screenwriter best known for “Steel Magnolias.” The profile includes interviews with his parents, Bob Harling and Margaret Harling, and his friend, Tom Whitehead. Host: Beth Courtney