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Jim Engster, La. Radio Network (2015)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-11-04

Duration: 00:28:20

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | ENGSTER, JIM | Politics | Elections, 2015 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2015 | Vitter, David | Edwards, John Bel | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1991 | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2015 | Louisiana Attorney General election, 2015 | Voter turnout | DARDENNE, JAY


  • Engster, Jim Speaker


A speech by Jim Engster before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on November 4, 2015. Engster is the president of the Louisiana Radio Network. He discusses: the run-off in the 2015 gubernatorial election between State Representative John Bel Edwards and United States Senator David Vitter; Vitter’s political career; the comparisons between the 2015 election and the 1991 gubernatorial election between Edwin Edwards and David Duke; and Vitter’s prostitution scandal. Engster also answers questions from the audience on the following topics: the 2015 elections for Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General; the low voter turnout in the primary election; the 2016 election for Baton Rouge Mayor-President; and Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne’s future.