User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

State Rep. Alphonse Jackson Profile (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-05-19

Duration: 00:08:15

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | State legislators | Jackson, Alphonse, Jr., 1927- | Education | Sex Education


  • George, Beth Host
  • Jackson, Alphonse Interviewee


This segment from the May 19, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of State Representative Alphonse Jackson of Shreveport. He discusses entering politics in order to improve education, his failed accountability in education legislation, his support of teaching sex education, his background, and the importance of working together towards common goals in the legislature. Host: Beth George