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Congressional Candidate Julia Letlow Interview (2021)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-01-29

Duration: 00:05:15

Subjects: Elections, 2021 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 2021 | COVID-19 pandemic | Politics


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Letlow, Julia Interviewee


This segment from the January 29, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s interview with Julia Letlow, a candidate in the March 21st special election for Louisiana’s 5th Congressional District, following the death of her husband Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow from COVID-19. She discusses: her late husband; his campaign; his experience with COVID-19; his death; and her decision to run for the 5th district.