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U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham Interview – April 1, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-01

Duration: 00:06:27

Subjects: Abraham, Ralph L. | Cuba | Agriculture | International relations | International trade


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Abraham, Ralph Interviewee


This segment from the April 1, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s interview with Congressman Ralph Abraham from Monroe via Skype. Congressman Abraham discusses: his upcoming trip to Cuba to promote Louisiana agriculture; the importance of the trip; the popularity of rice in Cuba; who he is traveling with; the agenda for the trip; the impact of opening trade relations with Cuba on Louisiana; and the significance of the changing relationship between the United States and Cuba.