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State Rep. Joe Delpit Interview (1986)




Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-02-16

Duration: 00:09:07

Subjects: Delpit, Joseph A. | State legislators | Gambling | Lotteries | STATE BUDGET


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Delpit, Joe Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s interview with State Representative Joe Delpit, the Speaker Pro Tempore of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He discusses: his support of Governor Edwin Edwards’ plan to raise revenue by legalizing gambling and a state lottery; the opposition to the plan; the need for job creation; and the alternative options for the state budget, including selective budget cuts.