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Louisiana / Gubernatorial Race / Blacks #578414

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 11, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(No location given: Jim Cummins) This Saturday's Louisiana gubernatorial election between former governor Edwin Edwards and former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke featured; excerpts shown of Edwards and Duke campaign ads. Duke's plastic surgery mentioned; photos shown. [On "Meet the Press", DUKE - mentions his Christianity.] ["Shreveport Times" Jim MONTGOMERY - comments on Duke supporters.] [DUKE, Louisiana coalition against racism and Nazism Lance HILL - comment on Duke's political stance.] Louisiana election officials' predictions on voter turnout mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Breaux Bridge, LA: Mike Boettcher) Status of blacks in Louisiana featured; scenes shown of Cajun two-step dance. [Musician Gerald CORMIER, Breaux Bridge, LA, mayor's wife Gloria KERN, club owner Don BREAUX, singer Kenneth LANDRY - comment on blacks in Louisiana.]

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim

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