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On the Campaign Trail (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-09-29

Duration: 00:45:21

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1995 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995 | Adley, Robert R. | Fields, Cleo | Schwegmann, Melinda B., 1946- | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Foster, Mike, Jr., 1930-2020 | Roemer, Buddy | PREIS, PHIL


  • Duhe, Jeff Host
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Landrieu, Mary Speaker
  • Schwegmann, Melinda Speaker
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • Fields, Cleo Speaker
  • Preis, Phil Speaker
  • Adley, Robert Speaker
  • Parent, Wayne Interviewee


This segment from the September 29, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe following the seven major candidates on the campaign trail for the 1995 gubernatorial election. He follows and interviews: State Representative Robert Adley in Hammond and Ponchatoula; attorney Phil Preis in Baton Rouge; Congressman Cleo Fields in Shreveport; Lieutenant Governor Melinda Schwegmann in New Orleans; State Treasurer Mary Landrieu in Lafayette; State Senator Mike Foster in Houma; and former Governor Buddy Roemer at the Dubach Chicken Festival. Duhe also interviews Dr. Wayne Parent, a political science professor at LSU.