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Huey Long’s 100th Birthday (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Winnfield, Winn Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-10-01

Duration: 00:07:39

Subjects: Tourism | Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 | Politics | History


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Hall, Eula Interviewee
  • Shaw, David Interviewee
  • Schwegmann, Melinda Interviewee
  • Swayze, Lucille Interviewee
  • Small, Peter Interviewee
  • Carleton, Mark Interviewee
  • Culbert, David Interviewee
  • Schott, Matthew Interviewee
  • Gaudet, Marcia Interviewee


This segment from the October 1, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to the celebration of former Governor Huey Long’s 100th birthday in his hometown of Winnfield. His report touches on Winnfield’s tourism efforts surrounding the centennial celebration and includes a visit to the city’s new Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame. He interviews: Eula Hall of Many; David Shaw of Montgomery; Lieutenant Governor Melinda Schwegmann; Lucille Swayze of Slidell; Peter Small of Whittier, California; Mark Carleton, LSU history professor; David Culbert, LSU history professor; Matthew Schott, history professor; and Marcia Gaudet, folklorist at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Host: Robert Collins