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Robert Travis Scott Interview - March 25, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-25

Duration: 00:05:52

Subjects: Scott, Robert Travis | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | SPECIAL SESSIONS | Apportionment (Election law) | REAPPORTIONMENT | United States. Congress

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee

Description

This segment from the March 25, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR). Scott discusses the first week of the Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature on Congressional redistricting, including: Louisiana’s loss of a Congressional seat; the differences between the Senate and House plans for redrawing the districts in north Louisiana; the possibility of extending the African American majority district in New Orleans to Baton Rouge; and the plans for coastal Louisiana.