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Gubernatorial Candidate Phil Preis (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-03-24

Duration: 00:09:50

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


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Preis, Phil Interviewee


This segment from the March 24, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s interview with 1995 gubernatorial candidate Phil Preis (D), a tax attorney from Baton Rouge. He discusses: growing up in Tensas Parish; the importance of giving people the opportunity to climb the economic step ladder; his view of the role of government; the state budget; and the need to increase the state’s tax base. Host: Robert Collins