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Pro/Con: Busing for Private Schools (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-06-17

Duration: 00:05:41

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | Busing | PRIVATE SCHOOLS | PUBLIC SCHOOLS


  • George, Beth Host
  • Casey, Tom Speaker
  • Dunn, Forrest Speaker


This segment from the June 17, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a bill that would require school boards to provide busing for both public and private school students. State Senator Tom Casey of New Orleans spoke in favor of the bill while State Representative Forrest Dunn of Shreveport spoke against the bill. Host: Beth George