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Gov. Edwin Edwards - August 23, 1992

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-08-23

Duration: 00:49:16

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | Louisiana. Constitutional Convention (1992) | Louisiana. Constitutional Convention (1973) | Politics | Government | Taxes | Tax reform


  • Duhe, Jeff Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


Jeff Duhe hosts live coverage of Governor Edwin Edwards’ opening address to the 1992 Louisiana Constitutional Convention on August 23, 1992. Duhe reports that Governor Edwards called the convention in order to rewrite the state’s tax code. Prior to the speech, Duhe presents a look back at the changes made during the 1973 Louisiana Constitutional Convention. During his speech, Governor Edwards outlines his tax reform proposals.