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State Rep. Woody Jenkins Profile (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-05-30

Duration: 00:07:27

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Jenkins, Woody | CAUCUSES | Louisiana Conservative Caucus | Democratic Party | State legislators


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Jenkins, Woody Interviewee


This segment from the May 30, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of State Representative Woody Jenkins. He discusses speaking out on issues that are important to him, the positive role of the Independent Legislative Study Group, or Conservative Caucus, limiting government from infringing on the rights of individuals, and working to move the Democratic Party from the far left to the center. Host: Ron Blome