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Congressman William Gray Interview (1986)

Folks

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-02-02

Duration: 00:08:01

Subjects: Gray, William H., III | Politics | Religion | South Africa

Contributors:

  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Gray, William Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 2, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s interview with Congressman William Gray of Pennsylvania, a native of Baton Rouge. Gray is also a Baptist minister. He discusses: his role as the chairman of the House Committee on the Budget; his distinction as the first black chairman of the committee; the impact of religion on his politics; growing up in Baton Rouge; and his recent trip to South Africa.