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Greg Hilburn Interview (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-03-10

Duration: 00:07:56

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2017 | Floods, 2016 | Barksdale Air Force Base (La.) | Hilburn, Greg | GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY | Louisiana Tech University


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Hilburn, Greg Interviewee


This segment from the March 10, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s on-set interview with Greg Hilburn of the USA Today Network of Louisiana newspapers. He discusses the latest news from north Louisiana, including: the $2 billion backlog of maintenance needed at the state’s colleges and universities, including Grambling State University and Louisiana Tech University; the major issues of the upcoming Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; the one-year anniversary of the severe flooding in north Louisiana; and Lieutenant Colonel Steve “Thirsty” Smith of Barksdale Air Force Base flying his 10,000th flight hour in a B-52.