As election season kicks into high gear, Louisiana Cultural Vistas dedicates its fall 2015 issue to the political history of Louisiana. The magazine includes features and interviews that explore the last sixty years of elections, controversies and commercials. We hope you take your copy to the polls this fall.
Robert Mann leads a roundtable with veteran political strategists Gus Weill, Roy Fletcher and Ray Strother.
Tyler Bridges revisits the career and influence of David Duke.
Michael Martin profiles Victor Bussie and the battle over Right-To-Work in Louisiana.
An excerpt from Ed Haas‘ new biography of Victor Schiro explores the politics that gave birth to the Louisiana Superdome.
Sally Asher takes us on the doomed 1866 voyage of the Evening Star.
And we talk to the man on our cover:
The issue is a companion to the Louisiana Governors Project, a series of seven public events dedicated to providing a job description for Louisiana’s highest office. Produced by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the project begins on Thursday, Sept. 10 in Columbia with a panel discussion on Gov. John McKeithen. Click here for more info.
You’ll also find new columns by Richard Campanella, Ben Sandmel and Thomas Uskali; stories In our Parish Spotlight section from Acadia, Bossier, Orleans, and West Baton Rouge parishes; and partner sections from The Historic New Orleans Collection, the Louisiana State Museum, the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.
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