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The Drug Runners (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-02-06

Duration: 00:08:43

Subjects: Drugs | Drug traffic | Drug couriers | United States. Coast Guard | Louisiana. Office of State Police | MARIJUANA


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Morien, Wayne Interviewee
  • Guste, William Interviewee
  • Tucker, Knowles Interviewee


This segment from the February 6, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the fight against drug smuggling off the coast of Louisiana. This report touches on the need for more resources for the Coast Guard and State Police and the difficulty in prosecuting the drug runners. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome