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Journalists Benjamin Bradlee and Max Lerner (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-04-18

Duration: 00:04:20

Subjects: Journalists | Journalism | Bradlee, Benjamin C. | Lerner, Max, 1902-1992 | Politics | Elections, 1980 | United States presidential election, 1980


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bradlee, Benjamin Speaker
  • Lerner, Max Speaker


This segment from the April 18, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a press conference at LSU with Benjamin Bradlee, the editor of the Washington Post, and Max Lerner, a syndicated columnist. They discussed the press and the reporting on the 1980 presidential election. Host: Beth George