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Louisiana-Cuba Connection [Part 2 of 2] (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-02-13

Duration: 00:06:33

Subjects: International relations | Cuba | Economy


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • O'Halloran, Will Interviewee
  • LaGrange, Gary Interviewee
  • Riddick, Winston Interviewee
  • Duncan, Ken Interviewee


This segment from the February 13, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on the potential economic impact to Louisiana if the United States restores diplomatic relations with Cuba. Sanford reports that Louisiana owns 30% of the market share of Cuban-bound exports. She interviews: Will O’Halloran of O’Halloran’s Jewelers; Gary LaGrange, the president of the Port of New Orleans; and attorney Winston Riddick and former State Treasurer Ken Duncan, the organizers of the first direct flight from New Orleans to Havana since 1958.