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State Senator Gaston Gerald's Last Stand (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-04-24

Duration: 00:10:51

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Gerald, Gaston | Political corruption


  • George, Beth Host
  • Daggett, Devan Interviewee
  • Hudson, Tommy Interviewee
  • Carleton, Mark Thomas Interviewee
  • O'Keefe, Michael Speaker
  • Windhorst, Fritz Interviewee
  • Guarisco, Anthony Interviewee


This segment from the April 24, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the Senate’s efforts to establish a procedure to expel State Senator Gaston Gerald from office. Senator Gerald is serving a five year sentence in federal prison for attempted extortion. Host: Beth George