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U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Bob Bergland (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News conference

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-12-02

Duration: 00:05:53

Subjects: Bergland, Bob Selmer, 1928- | Agriculture | Farming | FARMERS | Sugar | Sugarcane

Contributors:

  • George, Beth Host
  • Bergland, Bob Interviewee

Description

This segment from the December 2, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a press conference with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Bob Bergland. He discusses his visit to Louisiana, the unique problems facing sugarcane farmers in Louisiana, and the steps that the federal government can take to help them. Host: Beth George