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Governor Edwin Edwards Interview (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-01-11

Duration: 00:17:45

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | Politics | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Elections, 1980 | United States presidential election, 1980 | Elections, 1983 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1983


  • George, Beth Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee


This segment from the January 11, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Governor Edwin Edwards. He discusses his accomplishments and regrets from his two terms in office, Governor-Elect Dave Treen’s upcoming administration, the possibility of running for governor in 1983, not getting involved in the presidential election, his plans for the next four years, and having the personality to be governor. Host: Beth George