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Equal Rights Amendment Debate (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-06-15

Duration: 00:09:07

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT | Women's rights


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Bussie, Fran Speaker
  • Bourque, Clarita Speaker
  • Tenny, Thetus Speaker
  • Miller, Helen Speaker
  • Warner, Debra Speaker
  • Bussie, Victor Speaker
  • Thayer, Marilyn Speaker


This segment from the June 15, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-depth report on the debate over the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution. The amendment aims to eliminate the discrimination of women under the law. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome