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Charlie Weems

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: 2016-05-31

Duration: 00:08:28

Subjects: Weems, Charles S., III | LAWYERS | Louisiana State University System

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Pettit, Conway Interviewee
  • Bruser, Hank Interviewee
  • Anderson, Ronnie Interviewee
  • Weems, Charlie Speaker

Description

This segment from the 2016 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Charlie Weems accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Weems is an attorney in Alexandria, a past president of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and a chairman emeritus of the Louisiana Law Institute. He is also a past chairman of the LSU Board of Supervisors and a past president of the LSU-Alexandria Foundation and Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce. The profile includes interviews with: Conway Pettit, his daughter; Hank Bruser, his LSU classmate and colleague; and Ronnie Anderson, a former chairman of the LSU Board of Supervisors. Host: Beth Courtney