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Headlines - December 1, 1978

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-12-01

Duration: 00:05:22

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Edwards, Edwin W. | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Elections, 1983 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1983 | Police | Fire fighters


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Thiel, Art Speaker
  • Johnson, Johnny Speaker


This segment from the December 1, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines, including a press conference given by Governor Edwin Edwards, where he discusses not getting involved in the gubernatorial election in 1979 and the possibility that he would run for governor again in 1983, as well as testimony before a legislative committee on a state aid program that provides supplemental pay to policemen and firemen. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome