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Old State Capitol Restoration (1994)

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: 1994-04-29

Duration: 00:12:25

Subjects: Louisiana's Old State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Historic buildings | HISTORIC PRESERVATION


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Busbice, Roger Interviewee
  • Courtney, Bob Interviewee


This segment from the April 29, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the restoration and reopening of the Old State Capitol in Baton Rouge as a Museum of Political History. Duhe tours the Old State Capitol with historian Roger Busbie, who discusses the three-year restoration process. He also interviews Bob Courtney, the assistant secretary of state. Host: Robert Collins