Kevin Reilly, Sr. [Part 1 of 2]
Copyright Holder: Louisiana State Archives
Subjects: APPROPRIATIONS | BAKER, RICHARD (STATE REP) | CURTIS, BUSTER | CUSIMANO, CHARLES | MALPRACTICE | NEW ORLEANS SAINTS | ORAL HISTORIES | REILLY, KEVIN P. SR. (REPRESEN | REILLY, SEAN E. (REPRESENTATIV | SEX EDUCATION | SUPERDOME
- Reilly Sr., Kevin Interviewee
- Matassa, Pamela Interviewer
- Jackson Jr., Sailor Photographer
Oral history with former state representative Kevin Reilly, Sr. Conducted on January 25, 2005. In this interview, Reilly discusses how he began his career in politics, how the House and Senate has changed over the years, and important legislation that he helped pass during his time as a state representative; including a bill on malpractice. He also talks about serving under Governors John McKeithen, Edwin Edwards, David Treen, Buddy Roemer, and Mike Foster. Reilly also shares the story of the opening ceremony of the Superdome in New Orleans in August 1975. Part 1 of 2.