Robert Mann holds the Manship Chair in Journalism at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication. A former political writer for Louisiana daily newspapers, he served as a senior aide to US senators Russell Long and John Breaux and Governor Kathleen Blanco. He worked on statewide political campaigns from 1990 through 2003. From 2013 to 2018, he wrote a weekly politics column for the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Mann is the author of critically acclaimed books about the American civil rights movement, the Vietnam War, the 1964 presidential election, American wartime dissent, and President Ronald Reagan.
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
State Capitol, House Committee Room 2
Human(un)kind: Addressing Racial and Social Justice through Fiction
Johnnie Bernhard, Susan Cushman, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, and John Warner Smith with Robert Mann
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