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Passion for Posters (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-09-02

Duration: 00:02:45

Subjects: Posters | Arts | Politics | Elections, 1983 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1983 | Edwards, Edwin W. | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Collectors and collecting


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Johnson, Ken Reporter
  • Dalme, John Richard Interviewee


This segment from the September 2, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on Louisiana’s passion for posters. Johnson interviews collector John Richard Dalme, who discusses why Louisianans love posters and Nancy Valentine’s limited edition poster depicting the two candidates in the 1983 gubernatorial election, Governor Dave Treen and former Governor Edwin Edwards. Host: Beth Courtney