Congressman William Gray Interview (1986)
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1986-02-02
Subjects: Gray, William H., III | Politics | Religion | South Africa
- Hinton, Rob Host
- Gray, William Interviewee
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.