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Headlines - November 17, 1978

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-11-17

Duration: 00:05:58

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Association of Business and Industry | Elections, 1978 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1978 | Leach, Buddy | Wilson, Jimmy, 1931-1986 | Electoral fraud | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | PIPELINES | HIGHER EDUCATION | Education


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Steimel, Ed Speaker
  • Leach, Buddy Interviewee
  • Cole, Joe Speaker
  • Crabtree, Ed Speaker
  • Arceneaux, William Speaker


This segment from the November 17, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: a speech made by Ed Steimel at the annual meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI); Congressman-Elect Buddy Leach denying allegations of vote buying made by his competitor Jimmy Wilson in the 4th Congressional District election; testimony before the House Natural Resources Committee regarding concerns over the building of an oil pipeline across the levee of the Atchafalaya Basin; and Commissioner of Higher Education William Arceneaux testifying before a Joint Legislative Committee on Education on problems with a state program that pays for college courses for public school teachers because of the varying tuition levels at the state’s colleges and universities. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome