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Reporter's Notebook: Roy Brightbill (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-06-09

Duration: 00:05:19

Subjects: Journalists | STATE BUDGET | NATURAL GAS | GAS INDUSTRY | First use tax | Education | Educational vouchers | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Brightbill, Roy Interviewee


This segment from the June 9, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Reporter’s Notebook segment with Roy Brightbill of United Press International. He discusses the House of Representatives voting against all of their amendments on the state budget, the possibility of passage for the first use tax on natural gas, and a bill that would have provided school vouchers for public school students to attend private schools. Host: Ron Blome