Political Series


Size: 27 interviews on 97 recordings

Time period covered: 1920s - 2000s

Dates of interviews: 1992 - present

Principal Interviewers: Melisse Campbell, Mary Hebert, Kenneth Myer, Jennifer Abraham, David Culbert, Lewis Baker

Finding Aids: Abstracts, indexes

Audio Availability: MP3

Processing Status: 28% of interviews are cataloged (9 of 27)

Access Restrictions: See individual abstracts

Description: This series focuses on Louisiana's rich political history. Topics include the civil rights movement, the Tidelands case, stump speaking, Louisiana's oil industry, and the administrations of governors from Huey Long through John McKeithen.

Interview Abstracts

Interviewee Surname A-E

Interviewee Surname F-I

Chris Faser (by Melisse Campbell)

Chris Faser (by Mary Hebert)

Robert Fleming

Al From

Jack Paul Faustin Gremillion

J. Brooke Hamilton et al.

Bernice Harang

Interviewee Surname J-L

Senator J. Bennett Johnston

James Jones

Sam Houston Jones

Claude Kirkpatrick

Richard Leche, Jr. (by Jennifer Abraham)

Richard Leche, Jr. (by Faye Phillips)

Elmer Lowrer

Interviewee Surname M-Z

Roberta Madden

John McKeithen

James H. Morrison

Billy Moses

Alison Neustrom

Flora Scheib

Vic Stelly

Charles Stenholm

Joe Waggonner

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