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Lisa Desjardins Interview (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-10-12

Duration: 00:04:13

Subjects: Elections, 2018 | Politics | SCALISE, STEVE | Richmond, Cedric


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Spires, Kelly Producer
  • Desjardins, Lisa Interviewee


This segment from the October 12, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kelly Spires’ interview with Lisa Desjardins, the Capitol Hill correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, on the upcoming midterm elections. She discusses: the six non-competitive Congressional races in Louisiana due to strong incumbents; the future of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise; and the future of Congressman Cedric Richmond, the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus. Host: Andre Moreau