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Louisiana Honor Air (2008)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Washington, D.C.

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-10-17

Duration: 00:04:47

Subjects: Louisiana Honor Air | World War II Memorial (Washington, D.C.) | World War II | Veterans


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Smith, T.D. Interviewee


This segment from the October 17, 2008, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-studio interview with T.D. Smith of Louisiana Honor Air. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Smith about his organization’s mission to send every Louisiana World War II veteran on a one-day trip to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., the success of the first year of the program, the reactions of the veterans, and the plans for future trips.