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Legislative Session Preview (1985)

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: 1985-04-12

Duration: 00:07:28

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1985 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | Education


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Laborde, Raymond Interviewee
  • Ackal, Bo, Jr. Interviewee
  • Lancaster, Charles Interviewee
  • Bruneau, Peppi Interviewee
  • Dastugue, Quentin Interviewee
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the April 12, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re in” features Ken Johnson’s preview of the major issues at the 1985 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including the $120 million budget deficit, education reform, and labor and management issues. He interviews State Representatives Raymond Laborde, Bo Ackal, Jr., Charles Lancaster, Peppi Bruneau, and Quentin Dastugue. His report also includes highlights from a press conference given by Governor Edwin Edwards.