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Election Qualifying (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: 1988-07-29

Duration: 00:04:22

Subjects: Elections, 1988 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1988 | Politics | QUALIFYING


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Roemer, Adeline Interviewee
  • McCrery, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the July 29, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on qualifying for the October 1st statewide elections, including the state’s eight Congressional districts. His report includes interviews with two of the candidates in the 4th Congressional race, Adeline Roemer, the mother of Governor Buddy Roemer, and Congressman Jim McCrery, the incumbent. Host: Ken Lormand