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SU Leadership Conference (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-01-29

Duration: 00:06:25

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1988 | State legislators | African Americans


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Jackson, Alphonse Speaker
  • Jetson, Raymond Speaker
  • Bajoie, Diana Speaker
  • Jefferson, William Speaker
  • Fields, Cleo Speaker


This segment from the January 29, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on a leadership conference sponsored by Common Cause at Southern University in Baton Rouge. It includes highlights of several African American state legislators discussing their biggest areas of concern for the upcoming 1988 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including State Representative Alphonse Jackson, State Representative Raymond Jetson, State Representative Diana Bajoie, State Senator William Jefferson, and State Senator Cleo Fields.