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April 10, 2013

Capitol Beat



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-10

Duration: 00:01:44

Subjects: Health Care | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 2013 | Politics | Government | Earl K. Long Medical Center | Hospitals | Louisiana State University System


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Broome, Sharon Weston Speaker
  • Smith, Pat Speaker
  • White, Bodi Speaker
  • Opelka, Frank Speaker


This episode of the series “Capitol Beat” from April 10, 2013, features State Senator Sharon Weston Broome speaking passionately against the closure of the Earl K. Long Medical Center in Baton Rouge during a meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget. It also includes testimony by Frank Opelka of the LSU Hospital System on the facility’s closure. Host: Shauna Sanford