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Pro/Con: Mandating Courses at Vo-Tech Schools (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-04-28

Duration: 00:03:10

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Education | Vocational-technical schools | Louisiana AFL-CIO | Louisiana Association of Business and Industry


  • George, Beth Host
  • Steimel, Ed Speaker
  • Bussie, Victor Speaker


This segment from the April 28, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro-Con debate on whether the legislature should mandate the teaching of construction courses at the state’s vocational-technical (Vo-tech) schools. Ed Steimel, the president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI) speaks in favor of the proposal, while Victor Bussie, the president of the Louisiana AFL-CIO, speaks against the proposal. Host: Beth George