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Children Living in Poverty (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-07-12

Duration: 00:05:47

Subjects: Poverty


  • Duhe, Jeff Host
  • Mandell, Jane Interviewee
  • Roundtree, George Interviewee
  • Eaglin, Elinor Interviewee


This segment from the July 12, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the 55% of children in Louisiana living below the poverty line. He interviews: Jane Mandell of the Food and Nutrition Program; George Roundtree, a professor of social work in LSU; and Elinor Eaglin, a teacher in Port Barre.