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Headlines - May 4, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-05-04

Duration: 00:08:45

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | FIRES | Open meetings law | RALLIES | Sex Education


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Bella, V.J. Interviewee
  • Bruneau, Peppi Speaker
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker
  • LeBlanc, Luke Speaker


This segment from the May 4, 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: a small fire in the cafeteria at the State Capitol; a debate on the floor of the House of Representatives on a bill that would change the open meetings law; and a rally on the steps of the State Capitol by opponents of a bill that would lift the ban on the teaching of sex education in public schools. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome