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Secretary of State Paul Hardy Profile (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-06-01

Duration: 00:09:01

Subjects: Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Politics | Hardy, Paul, 1942- | Political campaigns | Campaign advertising | RIGHT TO WORK


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Hardy, Paul Interviewer


This segment from the June 1, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of Secretary of State Paul Hardy, a gubernatorial candidate. He discusses his response to the criticism that he is “all flash and no substance,” the importance of timing in campaign advertisements, his voting record and lack of political scars, being an independent thinker, his support of right to work, his French heritage, and his wife not wanting to get involved with political issues. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome