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Gubernatorial Candidate Forum (May 1991)

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: 1991-05-03

Duration: 00:28:52

Subjects: Elections, 1991 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1991 | Politics | Edwards, Edwin W. | Duke, David Ernest


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Panelist
  • Jones, Sam Panelist
  • Lambert, Louis Panelist
  • Broussard, Aaron Panelist
  • Duke, David Panelist


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from May 3, 1991, features Robert Collins leading a panel discussion with five of the seven major candidates in the 1991 gubernatorial election – former Governor Edwin Edwards, Franklin Mayor Sam Jones, Public Service Commissioner Louis Lambert, Kenner Mayor Aaron Broussard, and State Representative David Duke. Governor Buddy Roemer and Congressman Clyde Holloway declined their invitations to participate. They discuss: the latest poll numbers; fundraising; abortion; teacher evaluations; unemployment; and term limits for state legislators.