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Headlines - July 21, 1978

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-07-21

Duration: 00:03:15

Subjects: EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT | Women's rights | Community property | Head and Master Laws | Elections, 1978 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1978 | QUALIFYING | Jenkins, Woody | Edwards, Edwin W. | Headlines


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the July 21, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines, including a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards stating that he does not think the Equal Rights Amendment will be ratified in Louisiana after the passage of the equal management for community property bill during the legislative session. It also includes footage of candidates filing their paperwork with the Secretary of State’s office for the November 1978 elections, including State Representative Woody Jenkins, who is running for the U.S. Senate against incumbent J. Bennett Johnston. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome