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Stanley Scott Profile (1988)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Harahan, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-05-22

Duration: 00:08:50

Subjects: African American business enterprises | Beer


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Scott, Stanley Interviewee


This segment from the May 22, 1988, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s profile of Stanley Scott, a former White House staffer and the owner of Crescent Distributing in Harahan, Louisiana. He discusses: his decision to purchase a beer distributorship; the importance of taking risks; the impact of the movement towards healthy lifestyles and the economic downturn on the beer industry; and his life philosophy.