Hammond Mayor Debbie Pope Interview (1985)
Place Covered: Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1985-01-27
Subjects: Local governments | MAYORS
- Hinton, Rob Host
- Pope, Debbie Interviewee
This segment from the January 27, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s interview with Hammond Mayor Debbie Pope. She discusses: her decision to run for mayor; her goals for the city; inheriting a bad financial situation; her distinction as the first female mayor in the history of Hammond; the most challenging and rewarding parts of her job; her evaluation of her job performance; and her future plans for the city.