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Political Polarization (2018)

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: 2018-09-28

Duration: 00:05:24

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Politics | Government


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Wagner, Mike Interviewee
  • Perkins, Sarah Interviewee
  • Martin, Maxwell Interviewee


This segment from the September 28, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Dr. Mike Wagner’s recent lecture at the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication on his research into political polarization. Dr. Wagner is an author and professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Moreau interviews: Dr. Wagner; Sarah Perkins, LSU senior; and Maxwell Martin, LSU senior.