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Brilab Pre-trial Hearings (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-12-12

Duration: 00:02:39

Subjects: Brilab scandal | Hauser, Joseph | Roemer, Charles, E., II, 1923-2012 | MARCELLO, CARLOS | Political corruption | TRIALS


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Zewe, Charles Reporter


This segment from the December 12, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the pre-trial hearings in the Brilab case related to the credibility of FBI informant Joseph Hauser. Former Commissioner of Administration Charles Roemer, reputed New Orleans crime boss Carlos Marcello, Washington lobbyist Isaac Irving Davidson, and New Orleans lawyer Vincent Marinello are on trial for their alleged participation in an insurance kickback scheme. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome