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Headlines - February 11, 1983

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-02-11

Duration: 00:06:12

Subjects: Headlines | Feliciana Forensic Facility | Mental health facilities | Louisiana. Legislative Fiscal Office | STATE BUDGET | Budget deficits | Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932- | Economy | Recessions | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Prison overcrowding


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Sherman, Rahn Speaker
  • Drennen, Mark Interviewee
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker


This segment from the February 11, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a wrap-up of the top stories from around the state. These stories include: Assistant Secretary Rahn Sherman of the Office of Mental Health and Abuse discussing the deplorable conditions at the Feliciana Forensic Facility; the Legislative Fiscal Office releasing their new estimate for the state budget deficit; United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston discussing the economy at the Baton Rouge Rotary Club; and Governor Dave Treen discussing his plan for dealing with the issue of prison overcrowding. Host: Beth George