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Headlines - July 3, 1987

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-07-03

Duration: 00:09:41

Subjects: Elections, 1987 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1987 | Elections, 1988 | United States presidential election, 1988 | CLAUSEN, TOM | Roemer, Buddy | Livingston, Robert L., 1943- | Gore, Al, 1948-


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Clausen, Tom Speaker
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Livingston, Bob Speaker
  • Gore, Al Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the July 3, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: a court ruling that the election for the Superintendent of Education must go on until a federal agency approves the law making it an appointive position; Superintendent of Education Tom Clausen announcing his candidacy in the 1987 gubernatorial election; Congressman Buddy Roemer, a gubernatorial candidate, discussing his plan for the state; Congressman Bob Livingston, a gubernatorial candidate, speaking to a civic group in Baton Rouge; United States Senator Al Gore of Tennessee, a Democratic presidential candidate, addressing the Louisiana Legislature; and Governor Edwin Edwards discussing his plan to deal with the debt in the unemployment compensation fund.