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Headlines – July 12, 1991

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-07-12

Duration: 00:02:39

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1991 | Louisiana. Legislature


  • Nachman, Karen Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Host
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee


This segment from the July 12, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman and Jeff Duhe reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an interview with Governor Buddy Roemer addressing rumors that Dr. Wilmer Cody, the state superintendent of education, will be resigning to take a job in Alabama; the Legislature passing bills legalizing video poker machines and river boat gambling; an interview with Morris Witten of Common Cause on the Legislature passing a lobbyist disclosure bill; and the ACLU and Planned Parenthood filing a lawsuit to have the abortion law enjoined.