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Louisiana Net Day (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-10-11

Duration: 00:07:07

Subjects: Internet access | Technology | Computers | Education


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Landry, Penny Interviewee
  • Morgan, Robert Interviewee
  • Clark, Linda Interviewee
  • McLindon, Andrew Interviewee
  • Branton, David Interviewee
  • Blanco, Kathleen Interviewee
  • Scott, Joseph Interviewee


This segment from the October 11, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on Louisiana Net Day, a volunteer effort to wire the state’s schools for access to the Internet. She interviews: Penny Landry, Net Day organizer; Robert Morgan, network technician; Linda Clark, president of Forum 35; Andrew McLindon, businessman; David Branton, computer science teacher; Lieutenant Governor Kathleen Blanco; and Joseph Scott, LPB Net Day coordinator. Host: Robert Collins