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Leo Honeycutt Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-12-11

Duration: 00:05:27

Subjects: Honeycutt, Leo | Authors | Biographers | Edwards, Edwin W.

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Honeycutt, Leo Guest

Description

This segment from the December 11, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Leo Honeycutt, the author of the authorized biography of former Governor Edwin Edwards. He discusses his commitment to not whitewashing history, his writing process, and what people will learn about Edwards by reading the book. He also shares some of the pictures of Edwards included in the book.