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Project Independence (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-12-20

Duration: 00:06:43

Subjects: Welfare | Poverty


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Carpenter, Barbara Interviewee


This segment from the December 20, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on Project Independence, an educational program aimed at helping welfare recipients to get the qualifications needed for jobs. He interviews three program participants and Dr. Barbara Carpenter of Southern University community services. Host: Robert Collins