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Headlines – April 29, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-04-29

Duration: 00:04:09

Subjects: Education | Educational vouchers | Graves, Garret | COASTAL RESTORATION | Drug addiction | Veterans | Military | Toledo Bend Reservoir (La. and Tex.)


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Graves, Garret Speaker
  • Cataldie, Louis Interviewee
  • Caston, Samuel Interviewee
  • Williams, Chuck Interviewee
  • Watson, Emeric Interviewee


This segment from the April 29, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Louisiana Federation for Children criticizing Governor John Bel Edwards for his proposed $8 million cut to the school voucher program; Congressman Garret Graves speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the state’s coastal restoration projects; an interview with Dr. Louis Cataldie on drug addiction; highlights from the 6th Annual Wounded War Heroes Toledo Bend Fishing Tournament in Zwolle; and interviews with Samuel Caston (Air Force Veteran), Chuck Williams (Army Veteran), and Emeric Watson (Founder of Wounded War Heroes) on the fishing tournament.