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Gubernatorial Election Headlines - November 9, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-11-09

Duration: 00:11:16

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | LAWSUITS | Electoral fraud | Political campaigns | Fitzmorris, James E. (James Edward), 1921- | LAMBERT, LOUIS | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Henry, E. L. "Bubba" | Political endorsements


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Fitzmorris, Jimmy Speaker
  • Lambert, Louis Speaker
  • Henry, Bubba Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker


This segment from the November 9, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1979 gubernatorial election. These stories include: a report on the court hearings for the lawsuit filed by Lieutenant Governor Jimmy Fitzmorris, which alleges voting irregularities in the primary for the 1979 gubernatorial election; and a press conference with Speaker of the House Bubba Henry, a former gubernatorial candidate, endorsing Congressman Dave Treen in the election. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome