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General Wesley Clark (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-11-17

Duration: 00:29:26

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Clark, Wesley K. | Louisiana for Lifeline | Cell phones | Politics | Middle East | IS (Organization) | Terrorism


  • Clark, Wesley Speaker


A speech by General Wesley Clark before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 17, 2014. Clark is a retired 4-star general in the United States Army and the chairman and CEO of Wesley K. Clark & Associates. He discusses his support for Louisiana for Lifeline, a cell phone service for low-income seniors, veterans and minorities connecting them to health, safety and employment opportunities, and how partisan politics is threatening its existence. After his speech, he answers questions from the press concerning the Middle East and the threat of ISIS.