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Headlines - January 25, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-01-25

Duration: 00:09:10

Subjects: Headlines | Elections, 1980 | United States presidential election, 1980 | Reagan, Ronald | Politics | Electoral fraud | Electoral reform | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | HEALTH INSURANCE | Pritikin Diet | Public employee strikes | Right to strike | Strikes | Louisiana. Legislature


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Reagan, Ronald Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Thompson, Horace Speaker
  • Robein, Louis, Jr. Speaker


This segment from the January 25, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: a speech by presidential candidate Ronald Reagan at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in New Orleans, where he attacked the foreign policy of President Jimmy Carter; Governor-Elect Dave Treen testifying before the special joint legislative committee examining the state’s election process; a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards addressing the establishment of a state insurance program for teachers and school employees and the participation of the city of Natchitoches in a year-long Pritikin diet; and testimony before the Joint Legislative Committee on Labor on whether public employees have the right to strike. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome