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Senate President Michael O'Keefe Officially Resigns (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-04-22

Duration: 00:04:54

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature. Senate | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1983 | O'Keefe, Michael | Nunez, Samuel B., Jr. | President of the Louisiana State Senate | RESIGNATIONS


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • O'Keefe, Michael Speaker
  • Baer, Mike Speaker
  • Rayburn, B.B. "Sixty" Speaker
  • Picard, Cecil Interviewee
  • Kelly, Don Interviewee
  • Richey, Dan Interviewee


This segment from the April 22, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on State Senator Michael O’Keefe officially resigning from his position as Senate President, following his conviction on federal charges of mail fraud and obstruction of justice. This report also focuses on the unanimous election of State Senator Sammy Nunez as the new Senate President and the ongoing election for the Senate President Pro Tempore. Host: Beth George