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State Rep. Charles D. Jones Interview (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-17

Duration: 00:07:27

Subjects: Jones, Charles D. | State legislators | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Jones, Charles D. Interviewee


This segment from the November 17, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s interview with State Representative Charles D. Jones of Monroe. He discusses: his early interest in politics; the challenges facing his district; the consent decree for higher education; the passage of his African Development Bank bill; and the importance of changing the economic base in Louisiana.