11/19/2013 02:09 PM
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs invites the public
to revisit and commemorate the 40th anniversary of Louisiana’s 1973 Constitutional
Convention on Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 5-7 p.m. in the Holliday Forum of the Journalism
Building. The forum will be free to attend and open to the public.
The symposium will highlight first-hand accounts of the 1973 convention and learn
about how decisions made there still affect Louisiana today. Panelists participating
in the forum include former Louisiana Governors Edwin Edwards and Buddy Roemer; former
Louisiana Speaker of the House Bubba Henry; former Louisiana Representative Woody
Jenkins; and delegates to the 1973 convention Mary Zervigon, John Alario, Judge Jim
Dennis and Johnny Jackson Jr.
Moderating the panel will be Beth Courtney, president of Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
There will also be a reception in honor of the panelists and the delegates at the
Journalism Building immediately following the event. All delegates and delegate’s
family members should email Tara Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve special seating. This event is open to the public, but it is requested
that you RSVP by visiting www.cc73.eventbrite.com.
For more information about the symposium, contact Brown in the LSU Reilly Center at email@example.com.
Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013