POD: The Constitutional Boogie

In this episode of The LaPolitics Report podcast you’ll learn why the people and politics of the 1973 convention and 1974 Constitution remain one of the greatest Louisiana stories told.

The lead-off guest will be Bubba Henry, the chairman for the 1973 convention and a former speaker of the House. You will definitely discover something new in this repeat performance from Henry. (He was also a guest during season one.)

Plus you won’t want to miss our flashback to the time a Louisiana state senator appeared on television with Groucho Marx. It was an unforgettable exchange!

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