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Congressman Jack Kemp Defends Reaganomics (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-12-04

Duration: 00:05:51

Subjects: Kemp, Jack | Economy | Supply-side economics | Politics | Republican Party | Louisiana Governor's Mansion (Baton Rouge, La.) | Reagan Administration | Recessions


  • George, Beth Host
  • Kemp, Jack Speaker


This segment from the December 4, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a press conference with Congressman Jack Kemp of New York defending President Ronald Reagan’s policy of supply-side economics in the wake of the economic recession. The press conference was held at the Governor’s Mansion in Baton Rouge. Kemp was accompanied by Governor Dave Treen and Congressman Henson Moore. Host: Beth George