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1st Annual Governor's Games Unity Day (2009)

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: 2009-05-01

Duration: 00:03:48

Subjects: Education | Louisiana Governor's Games Unity Day | Karate | Stress management | Exercise


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Daniels, John Interviewee


This segment from the May 1, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an on-set interview with John Daniel, the Unity Day Karate Commissioner, about the First Annual Louisiana Governor’s Games Unity Day. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Daniel about the origins and concept behind Unity Day, why karate was chosen as the activity, the importance of karate in teaching kids stress management and problem solving, and future plans for the program.