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Employee Drug Testing (1986)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-11-07

Duration: 00:08:34

Subjects: Employment | Drugs | DRUG TESTING


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Braud, Mark Interviewee
  • Frederic, Carey Interviewee
  • Llorens, Jim Interviewee
  • Whitmore, David Interviewee
  • Watson, Morin Interviewee
  • Aikens, Sam Interviewee
  • Trabeaux, Joey Interviewee
  • Moran, Louis Interviewee
  • Laiche, Jerry Interviewee
  • Winston, Gary Interviewee
  • Patin, Harold Interviewee


This segment from the November 7, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Lynda Roedts’ report on the growing use of drug testing for public and private employees. She interviews: Mark Braud, Ascension Parish employee; Carey Frederic, Ascension Parish police juror; Jim Llorens, personnel director for the City of Baton Rouge; David Whitmore of the ACLU; Morin Watson, Ascension Parish administrator; Sam Aikens, Joey Trabeaux, Louis Moran, and Jerry Laiche, Ascension Parish employees; Dr. Gary Winston, LSU toxicologist; and Harold Patin of Global Safety and Security Co. Host: Rob Hinton