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Headlines - April 20, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-20

Duration: 00:05:24

Subjects: Headlines | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | Bonnet Carre Spillway | FLOODS | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | HAZARDOUS WASTES | Politics | LEGISLATION | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Dual employment | Dual office holding


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Flourney, Robert Speaker
  • Bruneau, Peppi Interviewee


This segment from the April 20, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1979 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: the Army Corps of Engineers opening the Bonnet Carre Spillway in order to prevent flooding from the Mississippi River; a report on the nine worst hazardous waste pits in the state; and an interview with State Representative Peppi Bruneau on his bill to prohibit dual office holding and dual employment. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome