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Lieutenant General Edgar Anderson (2008)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-06-04

Duration: 00:11:20

Subjects: Anderson, Edgar R., Jr. | Military | Veterans | PHYSICIANS | United States. Air Force


  • Nickel, Jim Host
  • Netterville, Jake Interviewee
  • Travis, Tom Interviewee
  • Roudebush, James Interviewee
  • Anderson, Edgar Speaker


This segment from the 2008 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by retired Lieutenant General Dr. Edgar Anderson, Jr., accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Dr. Anderson, a native of Baton Rouge, served as a physician and fighter pilot in the United States Air Force from 1965-1997. From 1994-1997, he served as the 15th Surgeon General of the Air Force. The profile includes interviews with Jake Netterville, his friend, Major General (Dr.) Tom Travis of Wilford Hall Medical Center, and Lieutenant General (Dr.) James Roudebush, the current Surgeon General. Host: Jim Nickel