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U.S. Senator Sam Ervin (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-04-14

Duration: 00:20:04

Subjects: Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc. | Politics | Government | Political ethics | Ervin, Sam J. (Sam James), 1896-1985 | Watergate Affair, 1972-1974


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ervin, Sam Speaker


This segment from the April 14, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the keynote address given by Senator Sam Ervin at the Public Affairs Research Council (PAR) Conference on Ethics in Government. Ervin, a United States Senator from North Carolina from 1954-1974, served as the chair of the Senate Watergate Committee. In the address, he discussed political ethics, the American political system, and the Watergate scandal. Host: Beth George