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Women Running for Office (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-11-08

Duration: 00:03:48

Subjects: Women | Politics | Elections, 1991


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Imes, Linda Interviewee
  • Wilson, Peggy Interviewee
  • Masse, Michelle Interviewee
  • Ashby, Sandy Interviewee


This segment from the November 8, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the increased number of women running for elected office during the 1991 statewide elections. He interviews: Linda Imes, candidate for state senate; Peggy Wilson, candidate for insurance commissioner; Michelle Masse of the LSU Center for Women’s Studies; and Sandy Ashby, candidate for state representative. Host: Robert Collins