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Headlines – November 15, 1985

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-11-15

Duration: 00:03:10

Subjects: Economy | Politics | Elections, 1986


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Fortier, Gene Interviewee
  • Hudson, Tommy Speaker


This segment from the November 15, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an interview with Lafayette businessman Gene Fortier following a meeting of business leaders at the State Capitol; the Ethyl Corporation announcing their plans for a $10 million expansion project at their Baton Rouge plant; and State Senator Tommy Hudson announcing his candidacy for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District in 1986.