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Headlines – February 1, 1985

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-02-01

Duration: 00:01:03

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | Air quality


  • Courtney, Beth Host


This segment from the February 1, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Beth Courtney reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: United States Attorney John Volz announcing that his investigation into Governor Edwin Edwards’ moratorium on new health care facilities should conclude by the end of February; Governor Edwards admitting that he might be indicted; and the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate newspaper reporting the discovery of cancer-causing chemicals in the air near the State Capitol in Baton Rouge.