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Reporter's Notebook: Larry Michaud (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-04-28

Duration: 00:04:24

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | NATURAL GAS | GAS INDUSTRY | First use tax | Journalists


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Michaud, Larry Interviewee


This segment from the April 28, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Reporter’s Notebook segment with Larry Michaud of the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate and State Times. He discusses the first use tax proposed by State Representative Billy Tauzin, which would tax pipeline companies transporting offshore natural gas through the state, and the possibility for a court case over the tax. Host: Ron Blome