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Debate Performances (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-10-06

Duration: 00:11:25

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


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • King, Andrew Interviewee
  • Preis, Phil Speaker
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Adley, Robert Speaker
  • Landrieu, Mary Speaker
  • Fields, Cleo Speaker
  • Schwegmann, Melinda Speaker


This segment from the October 6, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins’ in-studio interview with Dr. Andrew King, the chairman of the speech communications department at LSU. He reviews the debate performances of the six gubernatorial candidates who participated in the October 4th gubernatorial debate sponsored by LPB and the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL): attorney Phil Preis; former Governor Buddy Roemer; State Treasurer Mary Landrieu; State Representative Robert Adley; Congressman Cleo Fields; and Lieutenant Governor Melinda Schwegmann.