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In Memoriam: General Robert Barrow (2008)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-11-07

Duration: 00:06:05

Subjects: OBITUARIES | Military | United States. Marine Corps. | Veterans | Barrow, Robert H.


  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host


This segment from the November 7, 2008, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s tribute to General Robert H. Barrow, who died on October 30, 2008, at age 86. General Barrow was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He also served as the 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1979-1983. This segment features footage from his burial in St. Francisville and highlights from his speech at the 1991 Louisiana Legends Gala. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford