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Gubernatorial Candidate Melinda Schwegmann (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-06-02

Duration: 00:05:28

Subjects: Politics | Schwegmann, Melinda B., 1946- | Elections, 1995 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Schwegmann, Melinda Interviewee


This segment from the June 2, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s interview with Lieutenant Governor Melinda Schwegmann, a 1995 gubernatorial candidate. She discusses: why she waited until May to announce her candidacy; how she distinguishes herself from the other candidates; and how her department has worked with other departments in state government. Host: Robert Collins