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Women Supporting Edwards (2019)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-10-11

Duration: 00:02:36

Subjects: Edwards, John Bel | Politics | Elections, 2019 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 2019 | Women | Sexual harassment


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Craft, Jill Speaker
  • Vanichchagorn, Tina Speaker


This segment from the October 11, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on Governor John Bel Edwards’ response to an attack ad in the 2019 gubernatorial election questioning his handling of sexual misconduct allegations against Johnny Anderson, his former deputy chief of staff. It includes Governor Edwards addressing the issue at the final gubernatorial debate on the Gray Television Network. It also includes highlights of a press conference held by women who endorse Governor Edwards, including attorney Jill Craft and Edwards’ executive counsel Tina Vanichchagorn.