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Dredging the Mississippi River (1990)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-10-26

Duration: 00:04:06

Subjects: Environment | United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | DREDGING | MISSISSIPPI RIVER


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Sanderford, W.A. Interviewee
  • Leeper, Mike Interviewee
  • Stockton, Randy Interviewee
  • Ross, Marsha Interviewee


This segment from the October 26, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the Army Corps of Engineers dredging the Mississippi River in Baton Rouge with a dredge boat called the Jadwin. He interviews: W.A. Sanderford, captain; Mike Leeper, second mate; Randy Stockton, dredge operator; and Martha Ross, cook. Host: Robert Collins