Faye Williams Interview (1986)
Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1986-03-30
Subjects: WILLIAMS, FAYE | Politics | Elections, 1986 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1986
- Hinton, Rob Host
- Williams, Faye Interviewee
This segment from the March 30, 1986, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s interview with Faye Williams of Alexandria, a candidate for Louisiana’s 8th Congressional District. She discusses: her decision to run for Congress; her lack of name recognition; job creation as the most important issue in the district; eliminating the budget deficit; the lack of black representation from Louisiana in Congress since Reconstruction; her endorsements; and why she believes she is the best candidate for the position.