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Sen. Mary Landrieu Interview - Jan. 14, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-01-14

Duration: 00:06:45

Subjects: Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Politics | Government | SECURITY | Mental Health | Gun Control | United States. National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee

Description

This segment from the January 14, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with United States Senator Mary Landrieu. She discusses: the recent shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Arizona; her belief that members of Congress should not have a security detail; the importance of being accessible to her constituents; the need to focus on mental illness; the gun control debate; the current political environment around the country; and her reaction to the findings of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling.