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Headlines - August 22, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-08-22

Duration: 00:02:54

Subjects: INVESTIGATIONS | Louisiana. Department of Health and Human Resources | Louisiana. Department of Justice | East Louisiana State Hospital | Hospitals | Psychiatric hospitals | Headlines


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Fisher, George Speaker


This segment from the August 22, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines, including an investigation by Attorney General William Guste and Secretary George Fisher of the Department of Health and Human Resources into allegations of widespread abuse at East Louisiana State Hospital in Jackson, a state mental hospital. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome