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U.S. Senator John Glenn Interview (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-11-19

Duration: 00:07:22

Subjects: Politics | Glenn, John, 1921- | Elections, 1984 | United States presidential election, 1984 | National Security | Economy


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Glenn, John Interviewee


This segment from the November 19, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with United States Senator John Glenn of Ohio, a former astronaut and 1984 Democratic presidential candidate. He discusses his name recognition, national defense, the economy and why he would like to be president. Senator Glenn was in New Orleans for a meeting of the Association of State Democratic Chairs. Host: Beth George