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Battle for Benefits (2019)

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: 2019-11-15

Duration: 00:05:01

Subjects: Military | Veterans


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Brown, Reginald Interviewee
  • Rader, Wayne Interviewee
  • Hargrove, Shelby Interviewee
  • LeGrand, Clay Interviewee
  • McKeough, Paul, Jr. Interviewee


This segment from the November 15, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on a group of Louisiana veterans’ efforts to repeal the widow’s tax, which reduces the amount of Department of Defense annuity payments received by military widows. He interviews members of the Military Officers Association of America, Reginald Brown, Wayne Rader, Shelby Hargrove, Clay LeGrand, and Paul McKeough, Jr.