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Decline of the La. Democratic Party (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-09-30

Duration: 00:07:31

Subjects: Democratic Party (La.) | Elections, 2011 | Politics | Political analysis


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Lapeyrolerie, Renee Interviewee
  • Harris-Perry, Melissa Interviewee
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee


This segment from the September 30, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on the decline of the Democratic Party in Louisiana. She interviews: Renee Lapeyrolerie of the Louisiana Democratic Party; Melissa Harris-Perry, a political science professor at Tulane University; and John Maginnis, a political commentator. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford