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Headlines - April 6, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-06

Duration: 00:06:36

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | OIL INDUSTRY | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana secretary of state election, 1979 | Politics | Headlines | Energy | HAZARDOUS WASTES | Brown, James H. (James Harvey), 1945-


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • McGee, Phillip Speaker
  • Hutchinson, Jim Speaker
  • Brown, Jim Speaker


This segment from the April 6, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Edwin Edwards addressing his positive reaction to President Jimmy Carter’s new energy proposals, including the deregulation of the price of domestic oil; a hearing on the proposed guidelines developed by the Department of Natural Resources for the handling and disposal of hazardous waste; and State Senator Jim Brown announcing his candidacy for the Secretary of State’s Office. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome