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John Maginnis Interview - Sept. 2, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-09-02

Duration: 00:07:04

Subjects: Maginnis, John, 1948-2014 | Politics | Elections | Political campaigns


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee


This segment from the September 2, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with John Maginnis of LaPolitics. He discusses: people’s growing disinterest in running for political office; his “How to Get Elected” website and DVD, which offers advice to candidates running for local office; the importance of a potential candidate discussing their decision to run for office with their family; and some of the tips from the experts. This segment also includes highlights from the advice given by James Carville, Timmy Teepell, and former Governor Buddy Roemer.