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Congressman John Fleming Interview (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-09-13

Duration: 00:05:59

Subjects: Fleming, John C. | International relations | Syria

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Fleming, John Interviewee

Description

This segment from the September 13, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with Congressman John Fleming. He discusses: his disagreement with the Obama Administration’s threat of a targeted military strike in Syria; the need for more diplomacy; what he is hearing from his constituents on this issue; his reaction to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s column in the New York Times; and the potential impact of any military action on the military bases in Louisiana.