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Changes in the Senate (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-01-05

Duration: 00:07:45

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature. Senate | Politics | Government | Nunez, Samuel B., Jr. | Ewing, Randy L.


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Nunez, Sammy Speaker
  • Drennen, Mark Interviewee
  • Ewing, Randy Interviewee


This segment from the January 5, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the changes coming to the Louisiana State Senate due to turnover. Her report includes highlights of outgoing Senate President Sammy Nunez, who was not reelected, speaking at a press conference defending his record. Chapa also interviews Mark Drennen, the incoming Commissioner of Administration, and State Senator Randy Ewing, the incoming Senate President. Host: Robert Collins