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Pro/Con: Gambling on Cruise Ships (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-05-26

Duration: 00:03:02

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Gambling


  • George, Beth Host
  • Hainkel, John Speaker
  • Ward, Ken Speaker


This segment from the May 26, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on whether casino gambling should be allowed on cruise ships that support the Port of New Orleans. State Representative John Hainkel of New Orleans speaks in favor of the issue, while Ken Ward of the Louisiana Moral and Civic Foundation speaks against it. Host: Beth George