User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Sec. Don Pierson, LED (2020)




Genre: Speech

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-15

Duration: 00:49:16

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Pierson, Don | Louisiana. Department of Economic Development | Economy | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • Pierson, Don Speaker


This episode of the series “Newsmakers” features a speech by Don Pierson before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on July 15, 2020. Pierson is the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development (LED). He discusses: the state’s unemployment rate; the work of the Resilient Louisiana Commission; LED’s COVID-19 (coronavirus) response; and the issues facing the economy in the future. He also answers questions from the audience.