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Lieutenant Governor’s Race (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-10-09

Duration: 00:12:10

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1987 | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1987


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Carleton, Mark Interviewee
  • Freeman, Bobby Speaker
  • Hardy, Paul Speaker
  • Dodd, Bill, Jr. Speaker
  • Guillory, Royce Speaker
  • Norton, Pat Speaker


This segment from the October 9, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on the upcoming election for Lieutenant Governor. It includes: an interview with Dr. Mark Carleton, Louisiana historian; highlights from a candidates’ forum in Slidell with Lieutenant Governor Bobby Freeman, former Secretary of State Paul Hardy, attorney Bill Dodd, Jr., and insurance agent Royce Guillory; and highlights from a candidates’ forum in Baton Rouge with Pat Norton, the former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.