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Old State Capitol (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 30.4466006, -91.1912217

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-04-11

Duration: 00:08:04

Subjects: Louisiana's Old State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | HISTORIC PRESERVATION | Louisiana state historic sites


  • George, Beth Host
  • Jardell, John Interviewee


This segment from the April 11, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a visit to the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge with John Jardell of the Louisiana Preservation Alliance. During a tour, Jardell discusses the history of the building, the historic events that took place there, and future preservation efforts. Host: Beth George