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State Sen. Virginia Shehee Profile (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-05-12

Duration: 00:05:58

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Shehee, Virginia K. | WOMEN IN POLITICS | ARTS FUNDING | State legislators | Women legislators


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Shehee, Virginia Interviewee


This segment from the May 12, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of State Senator Virginia Shehee of Shreveport, the only woman in the Louisiana Senate. In the interview, she discusses why she decided to run for office and her support of funding for the arts. Host: Ron Blome