FILE - In this March 17, 2014 file photo, Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, center, walks down the hallway pushing his son, Eli, as he is accompanied by wife Trina Scott Edwards, right, and Charlotte Guedry, left, before speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's four-term former governor Edwards is having an ostentatious 90th birthday bash, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. The powerful and charismatic Edwards was the dominant figure in Louisiana politics for decades before he went to federal prison for a corruption conviction. Out of prison for six years, he's got a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-old son and continued popularity in his home state.
FILE - In this March 17, 2014 file photo, Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, center, walks down the hallway pushing his son, Eli, as he is accompanied by wife Trina Scott Edwards, right, and Charlotte Guedry, left, before speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's four-term former governor Edwards is having an ostentatious 90th birthday bash, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. The powerful and charismatic Edwards was the dominant figure in Louisiana politics for decades before he went to federal prison for a corruption conviction. Out of prison for six years, he's got a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-old son and continued popularity in his home state. Travis Spradling, File AP Photo
FILE - In this March 17, 2014 file photo, Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, center, walks down the hallway pushing his son, Eli, as he is accompanied by wife Trina Scott Edwards, right, and Charlotte Guedry, left, before speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club in Baton Rouge, La. Louisiana's four-term former governor Edwards is having an ostentatious 90th birthday bash, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, with a $250-per-person price tag to attend. The powerful and charismatic Edwards was the dominant figure in Louisiana politics for decades before he went to federal prison for a corruption conviction. Out of prison for six years, he's got a wife five decades his junior, a 4-year-old son and continued popularity in his home state. Travis Spradling, File AP Photo

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Sold-out birthday bash for 90-year-old Louisiana ex-governor

August 12, 2017 11:15 PM

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