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The Black Vote (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-10-9

Duration: 00:11:34

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1987 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1987 | African Americans


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Parent, Wayne Interviewee
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee
  • Millican, Frank Speaker
  • Stone, Jesse Interviewee
  • Sims, Percy Interviewee
  • Tauzin, Billy Interviewee
  • Treen, Dave Interviewee
  • Butler, Louis Interviewee
  • Johnson, Curtis Interviewee


This segment from the October 9, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on the impact of the black vote in the upcoming 1987 gubernatorial election. He interviews: Dr. Wayne Parent, LSU political scientist; John Maginnis, political columnist; Frank Millican, Tauzin supporter; Jesse Stone, Tauzin campaign; Percy Sims, Tauzin campaign; Congressman Billy Tauzin, gubernatorial candidate; former Governor Dave Treen; Louis Butler, Livingston campaign; and Curtis Johnson, Livingston campaign.