McLeod Lecture Series: Louisiana’s Influence in Washington »»»Published: May 05, 2007

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  • McLeod Lecture 4: Louisiana’s Influence in Washington: Senators John Breaux & J. Bennett Johnston Share Their Perspectives: 2007

Louisiana Public Broadcasting and McNeese State University present the fourtrh annual McLeod Lecture Series.

From Huey Long and his son Russell to Allen Ellender, Louisiana has had a tradition of powerful United States Senators. Former Senators John Breaux and J. Bennett Johnston discuss their time in Washington and how the system works in this discussion taped at the Central School in Lake Charles. Former Blanco Communications Director Bob Mann is the moderator. The annual lecture series honors the late Bill McLeod.

McLeod Lecture Series is honored to have former senators John Breaux and J. Bennett Johnston share stories about representing Louisiana in the U.S. Senate. Topics relating to oil and gas, health care, wetlands and more are sure to make for a lively discussion. Louisiana’s U.S. Senators have had a unique place on Capitol Hill, especially as it relatesto the oil and gas industry.

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Louisiana’s Influence in Washington: Senators John Breaux & J. Bennett Johnston Share Their Perspectives is part of the McLeod Lecture Series at McNeese State University.

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