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A Commitment to Serve (1988)

Master Minds: LSU Shaping Tomorrow



Genre: Documentary

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-05-20

Duration: 00:28:44

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Communication disorders | Mental Health | Psychology | Eating Disorders | Children with mental disabilities | Literacy | School principals | Continuing education | Distance education | Forensic anthropology | Climatologists | WEATHER | Fire fighters


  • Campanella, Joseph Narrator
  • Strickland, Amanda Ponder Producer
  • Denton, Randy Photographer
  • Cooper, William Interviewee
  • Daniloff, Raymond Interviewee
  • Damico, Sandy Interviewee
  • Norris, Jan Interviewee
  • Williamson, Donald Interviewee
  • Matson, Johnny Interviewee
  • Edwards, Patricia Interviewee
  • Garbarino, Daniel Interviewee
  • McCameron, Fritz Interviewee
  • Manhein, Mary Interviewee
  • Muller, Robert Interviewee
  • Hebert, Thomas Interviewee


This episode of the series “Master Minds: LSU Shaping Tomorrow” from May 20, 1988, highlights several community service programs offered by Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. It includes interviews with: Dr. Raymond Daniloff, Sandy Damico, and Dr. Jan Norris of the Department of Communications Disorders on the work of the Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic; Dr. Donald Williamson and Dr. Johnny Matson on the work of the Psychological Services Center, including an eating disorder clinic and a program teaching handicapped and autistic children social and adaptive skills; Dr. Patricia Edwards of the College of Education on a program teaching literacy skills to underprivileged parents and their children; Daniel Garbarino on Project LEAD, a training program for school principals; Dean Fritz McCameron of the Division of Continuing Education on the courses offered around the state via telelearning; Mary Manhein, a forensic anthropologist, on the work of the FACES Laboratory in identifying missing persons for law enforcement; Dr. Robert Muller, the state climatologist on his office’s work in maintaining the state’s weather data; and Thomas Hebert of the Firemen Training School on the in-service training programs offered to firemen from around the state. Narrator Joseph Campanella