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Legislature’s Leadership Elections (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: 1988-03-11

Duration: 00:03:50

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Alario, John Interviewee
  • Nunez, Sammy Interviewee


This segment from the March 11, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on the controversy surrounding the Louisiana Legislature’s upcoming leadership elections for Speaker of the House and Senate President due to Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer nominating his own candidates for the positions, State Representative Jimmy Dimos and State Senator Allen Bares. Sockman interviews the incumbents in the election, Speaker of the House John Alario and Senate President Sammy Nunez. Host: Ken Lorman