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Headlines - November 10, 1978

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-11-10

Duration: 00:08:06

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Elections, 1978 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1978 | New Orleans Regional Planning Commission | Louisiana. Legislature | HAZARDOUS WASTES | CHICKENS | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Grevemberg, Lee Speaker
  • Skinner, John Speaker
  • Johnson, William Interviewee
  • Cambre, Gary Reporter


This segment from the November 10, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: the results from Election Day, including the close election in the 4th Congressional District race that has not yet been conceded by Republican Jimmy Wilson, who trails Democrat Buddy Leach by 242 votes; Lee Grevemberg, the Executive Director of the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, testifying before the Legislative Audit Advisory Committee on the extravagant spending habits of his commission; a speech by an expert on hazardous waste disposal at the Governor’s Conference on Economics, Waste and the Environment; and a discovery of featherless chickens by the Poultry Science Department at LSU. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome