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Senior Citizens & Hunger (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: 2019-12-13

Duration: 00:05:04

Subjects: Food security | SENIOR CITIZENS | Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank | Hunger


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Pearson, Willie Interviewee
  • Clark, Clemenstine Interviewee
  • Manning, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the December 6, 2019, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ report on the high level of food insecurity among senior citizens in Louisiana. She visits the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank as they pass out a monthly supply of free food to senior citizens. She interviews: Willie Pearson, senior citizen; Clemenstine Clark, senior citizen; and Mike Manning, the president and CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank.