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Super Tuesday Preview (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-03-4

Duration: 00:10:08

Subjects: United States presidential election, 1988 | Politics | Elections, 1988


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Dole, Bob Speaker
  • Bush, George Speaker
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Gore, Al Speaker
  • LaRouche, Lyndon Speaker
  • Dukakis, Kitty Speaker
  • Gephardt, Richard Speaker
  • Brady, Jim Speaker
  • Hardy, Paul Speaker
  • Fowler, Jerry Speaker


This segment from the March 4, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s preview of the March 8th Super Tuesday presidential primary in Louisiana. His report includes highlights from several campaign events, including: Senator Bob Dole, a Republican presidential candidate, speaking in New Orleans; Vice President George Bush, a Republican presidential candidate, speaking at an event on the LSU campus in Baton Rouge; Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer endorsing Senator Al Gore, a Democratic presidential candidate; Lyndon LaRouche, a Democratic presidential candidate, speaking in Baton Rouge; Massachusetts First Lady Kitty Dukakis speaking on behalf of her husband Governor Michael Dukakis, a Democratic presidential candidate, in Baton Rouge; and Congressman Richard Gephardt, a Democratic presidential candidate, speaking in Baton Rouge. Sockman’s report also includes highlights of Jim Brady, the chairman of the Louisiana Democratic Party, speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club, as well as interviews with Lieutenant-Governor Elect Paul Hardy and Commissioner of Elections Jerry Fowler. Host: Ken Lormand