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Remembering Gus Weill (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-04-13

Duration: 00:03:58

Subjects: Weill, Gus | OBITUARIES


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Wilson, Justin Speaker
  • McKeithen, John Speaker
  • Carville, James Speaker
  • Courtney, Beth Interviewee


This segment from the April 13, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s remembrance of Gus Weill, a political consultant, writer, and the original host of LPB’s Louisiana Legends, who died at age 85. It includes a clip of Justin Wilson, Governor John McKeithen, and James Carville honoring Weill at the 1994 Louisiana Legends Gala. It also includes Moreau’s on-set interview with LPB President Beth Courtney on her memories of Weill.