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State Senator Sonny Mouton Profile (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-27

Duration: 00:08:10

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | MOUTON, EDGAR G. "SONNY" | Political campaigns | RIGHT TO WORK | State legislators


  • George, Beth Host
  • Mouton, Sonny Interviewee


This segment from the April 27, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of State Senator Sonny Mouton, a gubernatorial candidate. He discusses why he decided to run for governor, his electability, his issue-oriented campaign, and his agonizing vote on the right to work bill. Host: Beth George