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The Kingfish Play (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-10-06

Duration: 00:03:54

Subjects: Theater | Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • McConnell, John Interviewee
  • Martin, Perry Interviewee


This segment from the October 6, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s visit to the Baton Rouge production of “The Kingfish,” a one-man show about Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long. She interviews John McConnell, the actor playing Huey Long, and Perry Martin, the director.