User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Prescription Drugs (1989)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-05-21

Duration: 00:12:08

Subjects: Health | Drugs


  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Clemmons, Karen Interviewee
  • McKnight, Ann Interviewee
  • Chappell, Brenda Interviewee
  • Chappell, Anthony Interviewee


This segment from the May 21, 1989, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s report on prescription drugs. She visits Xavier University’s Drug Information Center in New Orleans, which provides health care professionals with clinical information about prescription drugs. She interviews Karen Clemmons, pharmacist and director, and Ann McKnight, a drug information specialist. Masingale also interviews Brenda Chappell and Anthony Chappell, pharmacists and the owners of D&H Drugstore in New Orleans.