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June 15, 2011

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-15

Duration: 00:02:17

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2011 | Politics | Government | Debts, Public | Monuments | FLAGS | Emblems, State | Military | Ten commandments


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Olafson, Curtis Speaker
  • Peterson, Karen Carter Speaker
  • Ellington, Noble Speaker
  • St. Germain, Karen Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from June 15, 2011, features: State Senator Curtis Olafson of North Dakota testifying on State Representative Noble Ellington’s resolution asking the federal government to put a ceiling on the national debt; State Representative Karen Carter Peterson strongly questioning Ellington on his bill; the defeat of State Representative Patrick William’s bill to install a monument of the Ten Commandments on the capitol grounds; and State Representative Karen St. Germain testifying on her bill establishing the “Honor and Remember” flag as the official state emblem of military service. Host: Charlie Whinham