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Lieutenant General Russel Honore

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-23

Duration: 00:10:52

Subjects: Honore, Russel L. | Military | Veterans | United States. Army | Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Honore, Beverly Interviewee
  • Honore, Russel Speaker

Description

This segment from the 2011 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Honore, a native of Lakeland, served in the United States Army from 1971-2008. He is best known as the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, the unit responsible for coordinating military relief efforts following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The profile includes interviews with United States Senator Mary Landrieu and Beverly Honore, his wife. Host: Beth Courtney