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Hot Air Ballooning (1983)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Albuquerque, New Mexico, Folsom, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-11-04

Duration: 00:06:42

Subjects: HOT AIR BALLOONS | Ballooning


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Leslie, Carole Reporter
  • Nelan, Jim Interviewee
  • Nelan, Barbara Interviewee


This segment from the November 4, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Carole Leslie’s report on the popularity of hot air ballooning. She visits the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Leslie also interviews Jim Nelan and his wife Barbara Nelan of Folsom, Louisiana, who discuss Jim’s hobby of flying hot air balloons. Host: Beth Courtney