Edwin Edwards

Tuesday, October 24,2017: Edwin Edwards, Bob Mann

Oct 24, 2017

  Former Governor Edwin Edwards remembers his only defeat in five races for governor. It happened on this date 30 years ago as Edwards conceded the election to Buddy Roemer after running second in the Oct. 24, 1987 primary. Manship School of Mass Communications Bob Mann reflects on the impact of the Edwards loss to Roemer three decades ago, and Mann has sparked a debate about President Trump with a critical column in the Times-Picayune and at NOLA.Com.