User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Cartoonist Walt Handelsman Profile (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-07

Duration: 00:06:33

Subjects: Handelsman, Walt | Editorial cartoonists | Advocate (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Handelsman, Walt Interviewee


This segment from the February 7, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s profile of Walt Handelsman, the editorial cartoonist for The Advocate newspaper. He discusses: living in New Orleans; the inspiration for his cartoons; his animations; winning the Pulitzer Prize; and his serious cartoons.