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Dr. Michael Henderson & Dr. Albert Samuels Interview (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-10

Duration: 00:06:52

Subjects: Henderson, Michael | Samuels, Albert L. (Albert Leon), 1966- | Politics | Elections, 2014 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 2014 | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Maness, Rob | CASSIDY, BILL


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Henderson, Michael Interviewee
  • Samuels, Albert Interviewee


This segment from the October 10, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s in-studio interview with Dr. Michael Henderson, the research director with the LSU Public Policy Research Lab, and Dr. Albert Samuels, a professor of political science at Southern University in Baton Rouge. They discuss the upcoming November 4th primary election for United States Senate between United States Senator Mary Landrieu (D), the incumbent, Congressman Bill Cassidy (R), and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Rob Maness (R), including: the lack of voter interest in the race; the impact of President Barack Obama’s low approval rating in Louisiana on the election; and voter turnout.