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Dismissal of Sandra Thompson (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-04-21

Duration: 00:06:06

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism | THOMPSON, SANDRA | Edwards, Edwin W.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Thompson, Sandra Interviewee


This segment from the April 21, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an In-Depth report on the dismissal of Sandra Thompson, the Secretary of the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, because of disputes with her undersecretaries. The report includes a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards and an interview with Thompson. Host: Beth George