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Lt. Gov. Jimmy Fitzmorris Profile (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-05-04

Duration: 00:08:06

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Fitzmorris, James E. (James Edward), 1921- | Political campaigns | Louisiana. Office of the Lieutenant Governor | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • George, Beth Host


This segment from the May 4, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of Lieutenant Governor Jimmy Fitzmorris, a gubernatorial candidate. He discusses his work in bringing business and industry to the state, his role as Lieutenant Governor, his background in the railroad industry, and running his own campaign without the help of outside advisors. Host: Beth George