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Louisiana's Litter Problem (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-01-28

Duration: 00:06:09

Subjects: Louisiana Litter Control and Recycling Commission | Litter (Trash) | Louisiana World Exposition (1984: New Orleans, La.) | Keep America Beautiful, Inc.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Coltharp, Barbara Interviewee
  • Nash, Bill Speaker


This segment from the January 28, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an interview with Barbara Coltharp, the State Coordinator of the Litter Control and Recycling Commission, on her agency’s efforts to educate the public and clean up the state’s litter before the 1984 World’s Fair in New Orleans. This report includes highlights from a keynote speech made by Bill Nash of Keep America Beautiful at a recent litter conference in Baton Rouge. Host: Beth George