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Edwin Edwards Announces New Cabinet (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-11-18

Duration: 00:07:08

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | Politics | Government | Women | African Americans


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Alexander, Stephanie Interviewee
  • Robinson, Sandra Interviewee


This segment from the November 18, 1983, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on Governor-Elect Edwin Edwards’ announcement of the majority of his new cabinet, which consists of several women and minority appointees per his campaign promise. Ekings interviews Stephanie Alexander, his appointee for Commissioner of Administration, and Dr. Sandra Robinson, his appointee for the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources. Host: Beth Courtney