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June 11, 2010

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-06-11

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Universities and colleges | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2010 | Politics | Government | BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Disaster response and recovery | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Kennedy, John Interviewee
  • Smith, Charles Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 11, 2010, features an interview with State Treasurer John Kennedy on the possibility of BP filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the impact on the state if it is forced to pay for the clean-up of the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It also features lobbyist Charlie Smith testifying on a bill instituting new reporting requirements for colleges and universities that receive gifts from a foreign country or foreign dignitaries. Host: Charlie Whinham