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Exhumation of Dr. Carl Weiss (1992)

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: 1992-03-06

Duration: 00:05:34

Subjects: Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 -- Assassination | Weiss, Carl Austin, Sr.


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Starrs, James Interviewee
  • Reed, Ed Interviewee
  • Collier, Colleen Interviewee
  • Haag, Luke Interviewee


This segment from the March 6, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the scientific findings from the October 20, 1991, exhumation of Dr. Carl Weiss, the alleged assassin of Senator Huey P. Long. He interviews: James Starrs, forensic scientist; Ed Reed, author of “Requiem for a Kingfish”; Colleen Collier, journalist; and Luke Haag, ballistic expert. Host: Robert Collins