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Charlie Cook Interview (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-13

Duration: 00:08:50

Subjects: Cook, Charlie | Political analysis | Politics | Elections, 2016 | United States presidential election, 2016 | Trump, Donald, 1946- | Clinton, Hillary Rodham | Media


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Courtney, Beth Interviewer
  • Cook, Charlie Interviewee


This segment from the May 13, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Beth Courtney’s interview with Shreveport native and political analyst Charlie Cook of “The Cook Political Report.” He discusses the 2016 presidential election, including: the high negative ratings for Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton; the potential impact of a nasty election on voter turnout; the potential third party influence on the race; the political polarization in the country; the vitriol in the Republican presidential primary; and the role of the media in the election. Host: Charlie Whinham