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State Rep. V.J. Bella Profile (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-06-09

Duration: 00:07:25

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | Bella, V.J. (Vincent Joseph), 1927- | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | LEGISLATION | State legislators | STATE BUDGET


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Bella, V.J. Interviewee


This segment from the June 9, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of State Representative V.J. Bella of Berwick. He discusses being a “man of the people,” voting on his convictions, his work as a barber for 18 years, his frustrations with the way legislators are spending money in the state budget and his intention of seeking re-election. Host: Ron Blome