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Headlines - May 11, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-05-11

Duration: 00:04:12

Subjects: STATE BUDGET | Martin, Michael V. | Authors | Davis, J. D. | GILLEY, MICKEY


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Davis, J.D. Interviewee
  • Ford, Faith Speaker


This segment from the May 11, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: an update on the status of the state budget; the selection of LSU Chancellor Michael Martin as a finalist for the same position at Colorado State University; an interview with author J.D. Davis on his book “Unconquered: The Saga of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley”; Westlake native Joshua Ledet reaching the top three of “American Idol”; and a “Louisiana Bicentennial Minute” on fashion with Faith Ford.