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Hurricane Juan Hits La. (1985)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-01

Duration: 00:07:22

Subjects: Natural Disasters | Hurricanes | Disaster response and recovery | Emergency management | Hurricane Juan, 1985


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Dobson, Bill Interviewee
  • Cousins, Roger Interviewee
  • Cousins, John Interviewee
  • Kahao, Roger Interviewee


This segment from the November 1, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson’s report on the damage caused by Hurricane Juan, the third hurricane to hit Louisiana in 1985. Johnson reports that the storm killed seven people and caused $1 billion in damage. He interviews: Captain Bill Dodson, search and rescue commander; Roger Cousins, Lacombe resident; John Cousins, Lacombe resident; and Roger Kahao, sugar cane farmer.