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Reporter's Notebook: John Hill (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-05-26

Duration: 00:06:26

Subjects: Journalists | Environment | Public official pay raises | NUCLEAR WASTE | Salt domes | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Hill, John Interviewee


This segment from the May 26, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Reporter’s Notebook segment with John Hill of the Shreveport Times and Monroe Morning World. He discusses the pay raises for public officials, including sheriffs, tax assessors, judges and coroners, a bill that would stop the testing of Louisiana salt domes for their suitability in storing nuclear waste, and the dull nature of the session. Host: Ron Blome