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Bike Ride by LSVI Students (1984)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-11-16

Duration: 00:05:09

Subjects: Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired | People with disabilities | BICYCLES


  • Ekings, Robyn Host
  • Hodges, Ron Interviewee
  • Brown, Tracy Interviewee
  • Matthis, Ricky Interviewee


This segment from the November 16, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on the plans for the 400-mile bike ride from Baton Rouge to Fort Walton Beach, Florida, by nine blind students from the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired. She interviews: Ron Hodges, recreation director; Tracy Brown, cyclist; and Ricky Matthis, cyclist.