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Headlines – December 18, 2015

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-12-18

Duration: 00:01:56

Subjects: Monuments | Edwards, John Bel


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Wilson, Shawn Speaker
  • Melancon, Charlie Speaker


This segment from the December 18, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the New Orleans City Council voting to remove four Confederate monuments; Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards announcing new members of his cabinet; and comments by two of those appointees, Dr. Shawn Wilson (Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development) and Charlie Melancon (Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries).