Flake, Carol
August 1995
New Republic;8/21/95, Vol. 213 Issue 8/9, p14
Profiles gubernatorial candidates who promised to reform Louisiana politics after gambling debt-ridden and indicted Governor Edwin Edwards resigned. Campaign style of Democratic state Treasurer Landrieu; Views of Charles E. Roemer on the effect of crime on the state; Other gubernatorial candidates campaigning on issues of crime and gun rights.


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