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Beth Courtney: A Tribute (2021)

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: 2021-10-15

Duration: 00:04:09

Subjects: Louisiana Public Broadcasting | Courtney, Beth


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Harrison, Patricia Speaker
  • Roberts, Cokie Speaker
  • Moyers, Bill Speaker
  • Erwin, Barry Speaker


This segment from the October 15, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau reporting on the retirement of Beth Courtney, the president and CEO of Louisiana Public Broadcasting, at the end of January 2022 after more than four decades at the station. He presents a biography of Courtney’s career, including comments by Patricia Harrison, the president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Cokie Roberts, the late journalist, Bill Moyers, journalist, and Barry Erwin, the president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL). Hosts: Andre Moreau and Kara St. Cyr