22 November 2012

mr. lea johnson on the tonight show starring johnny carson thanksgiving day 1989

we just read an interesting article on the town talk's website "many rapides residents have gained fame" one resident, the town talk reporter, bill sumrall, mentions is mr. lea johnson (1896-1995) who founded the lecompte, louisiana landmark: lea's lunchroom.

according to the town talk article, on thanksgiving day 1989, mr. johnson made an appearance on the tonight show starring johnny carson. here's the clip:


alternatively, click here to view it from youtube
originally posted 18 may 2007
reposted 27 november 2008
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edited/updated/reposted 22 november 2012