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Past Gubernatorial Elections (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-10-02

Duration: 00:12:19

Subjects: McKeithen, John J. (John Julian), 1918-1999 | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1963 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1971 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1983 | Politics


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • McKeithen, John Interviewee
  • Read, Brooks Interviewee
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee
  • Treen, Dave Interviewee
  • Lambert, Louis Interviewee


This segment from the October 2, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on past Louisiana gubernatorial elections dating back to 1963. He interviews: former Governor John McKeithen; Brooks Read, journalist; John Maginnis, political columnist; former Governor Dave Treen; and Louis Lambert, 1979 gubernatorial candidate.