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Speaker Bubba Henry Profile (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-20

Duration: 00:07:37

Subjects: State legislators | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Henry, E. L. "Bubba" | Campaign advertising | Political campaigns | Education | Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives


  • George, Beth Host
  • Henry, Bubba Interviewee


This segment from the April 20, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of Speaker of the House Bubba Henry, a gubernatorial candidate. He discusses his legislative record, his view that voters in Louisiana are issue-oriented, education as his number one priority, his media consultant and campaign advertisements, and his concerns over the high cost of political campaigns. Host: Beth George