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Special Segment (Long of Louisiana) #550951

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jul 11, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Baton Rouge, LA: Tom Pettit) Senator Russell Long profiled; his career and impact on United States as well as Louisiana pols. reviewed. Scenes shown. [LONG - explains considering entering gubernatorial race; discusses his efforts on behalf of oil and gas industry, knowledge of United States tax code.] [Oil field contractor Doyle BERRY - praises Long.] His father Governor Huey P. Long recalled; historical footage shown. [LONG - explains his civil rights history.] [Attorney Trevor BRYAN - discusses Long.] [BERRY - conts. praise.] [LONG - praises wife Carolyn's role in his life.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Pettit, Tom

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