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Secretary Sandra Thompson Profile (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-02-24

Duration: 00:07:00

Subjects: THOMPSON, SANDRA | Louisiana. Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism | WOMEN IN POLITICS | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN


  • George, Beth Host
  • Thompson, Sandra Interviewee


This segment from the February 24, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of Sandra Thompson, the Secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism. She discusses her career, the pressures she faces as a woman in state government, upcoming projects in the department, including the building of a Wilderness Center at the Atchafalaya Basin, and her future plans to run for the Secretary of State’s Office. Host: Beth George