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Gubernatorial Candidate William Jefferson (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-05-12

Duration: 00:07:57

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1995 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995 | Jefferson, William J. (William Jennings), 1947-


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Jefferson, William Interviewee


This segment from the May 12, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s interview with Congressman William Jefferson, a 1995 gubernatorial candidate. He discusses: growing up in Lake Providence; how he plans to create better jobs for the state; and the need for job training programs to get people off of welfare. Host: Robert Collins