Panel discusses impact of sexual harassment allegations

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Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, journalist Gloria Riviera and journalism professor Steve Bien-Aime spoke Thursday about sexual harassment in media and politics. (Photo: Devon Sanders/LSU Manship School News Service)

Kaylee Poche and Devon Sanders

 Former U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu said Thursday night that she is not sure what she would have done if she had still been in the Senate when fellow Democrats called on Sen. Al Franken to resign over sexual harassment allegations.

“It was a very tough issue because he is known as a very thoughtful, extraordinary advocate for women and women’s issues generally,” Landrieu said at a panel discussion on sexual harassment.

“I thought a lot about what I would have done, and I’m still not 100 percent sure,“ she said.

Read the story in The Shreveport Times.

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