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Unemployment in La. (1986)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-11-28

Duration: 00:06:30

Subjects: UNEMPLOYMENT | Economy


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Lake, Gene Interviewee
  • Ruiz, Jarrelyn Interviewee
  • Newman, Jerry Interviewee
  • Lenoir, Ronnell Interviewee
  • Schittone, Steve Interviewee
  • Archer, Dewayne Interviewee
  • Cox, Wayne Interviewee
  • Truly, Gayle Interviewee
  • Jackson, Kay Interviewee
  • Blanche, C.J. Interviewee


This segment from the November 28, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Lynda Roedts’ report on the state’s 12.5% unemployment rate. She interviews: Gene Lake, Jarrelyn Ruiz, Jerry Newman, Ronnell Lenoir, Steve Schittone, and Dewayne Archer, unemployed workers; Wayne Cox of Louisiana Unemployment Insurance; Gayle Truly of the Louisiana Department of Labor; Secretary Kay Jackson of the Louisiana Department of Commerce; and C.J. Blance, business lobbyist. Host: Rob Hinton