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State Rep. Bobby Freeman Profile (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-06-08

Duration: 00:07:45

Subjects: Politics | State legislators | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1979 | Louisiana. Office of the Lieutenant Governor | Freeman, Robert L., 1934- | Edwards, Edwin W.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Freeman, Bobby Interviewee


This segment from the June 8, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of State Representative Bobby Freeman of Plaquemine, a candidate for Lieutenant Governor. He discusses why he is running for the office, his view of the role of the Lieutenant Governor, his role as a floor leader for Governor Edwin Edwards, the endorsement he received from Governor Edwards and his bases of support. Host: Beth George