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Sec. Ulysses Williams Interview (1984)

Folks

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-02-12

Duration: 00:10:20

Subjects: African Americans | Williams, Ulysses | Government | Louisiana. Department of Labor

Contributors:

  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Williams, Ulysses Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 12, 1984, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s interview with Secretary of Labor Ulysses Williams. He discusses: his appointment by Governor Dave Treen; his role as the Secretary of Labor; the distinction of serving as the first African American in his position; his favorite and least favorite parts of his job; his parents; and his future plans.