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Louisiana on Alert (2021)

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: 2021-01-15

Duration: 00:03:23

Subjects: Law Enforcement | Demonstrations


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Edwards, John Bel Speaker
  • Avalos, Lisa Interviewee


This segment from the January 15, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the response of state law enforcement to FBI warnings of armed protests planned at all fifty state capitol buildings in the days leading up to the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. Her report includes highlights of a press conference with Governor John Bel Edwards and an interview with Lisa Avalos, a law professor at LSU.