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Wade O. Martin, Jr. Interview (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-10-02

Duration: 00:05:21

Subjects: Martin, Wade Omer Jr., 1911- 1990 | Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 | Long, Earl Kemp, 1895-1960 | Politics


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Martin, Wade O., Jr. Interviewee


This segment from the October 2, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s interview with Wade O. Martin, Jr. Martin served as Louisiana’s Secretary of State from 1944-1976. He discusses the impact of television on political campaigns and his memories of Huey Long and Earl Long.