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Campaigning for Governor (Feb. 1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-02-24

Duration: 00:16:47

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995 | Elections, 1995


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Weill, Gus Interviewee
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee
  • Roemer, Chas Interviewee
  • Fletcher, Roy Interviewee
  • Dastugue, Quentin Interviewee
  • Duke, David Interviewee
  • Fields, Cleo Interviewee
  • Donahue, Jim Interviewee
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee
  • Shuler, Marsha Interviewee


This segment from the February 24, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the work of the gubernatorial campaigns for the upcoming 1995 Louisiana gubernatorial election. He interviews: Gus Weill, political strategist; State Treasurer Mary Landrieu, gubernatorial candidate; Chas Roemer, Buddy Roemer campaign manager; Roy Fletcher, Mike Foster campaign advisor; State Representative Quentin Dastugue, gubernatorial candidate; David Duke, possible gubernatorial candidate; Congressman Cleo Fields, gubernatorial candidate; and Jim Donahue, Phil Preis campaign manager. Host Robert Collins then conducts an in-studio interview with two political reporters, John Maginnis of the Louisiana Political Review and Marsha Shuler of the Baton Rouge Advocate newspaper. They discuss the state of the race for Governor.