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Odyssey House (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Independence, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-07-24

Duration: 00:05:11

Subjects: Drug addiction | Drug rehabilitation


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Schwegmann, Melinda Speaker


This segment from the July 24, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s visit to Odyssey House, a home for chemically dependent mothers and their children in Independence, Louisiana. His report includes footage of Lieutenant Governor Melinda Schwegmann’s visit to the facility. He also interviews a resident of the facility and Maggie Pike, the director of Odyssey House. Host: Robert Collins