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Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-04-19

Duration: 00:06:18

Subjects: Perkins, Adrian | Crime | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Perkins, Adrian Interviewee


This segment from the April 19, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins, an Army veteran and Harvard Law School graduate, after his first few months in office. He discusses: his decision to move back home and run for office; the city’s budget; his goals in the areas of public safety, economic development, and technology; his role in promoting the city; and his hopes to bring change to the city. This segment also includes footage of Mayor Perkins’ recent visit to Baton Rouge.