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Headlines - July 6, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-07-06

Duration: 00:07:22

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | STATE BUDGET | Balanced budget | Sex Education


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Rayburn, B.B. "Sixty" Speaker
  • Bigby, Walter Speaker
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker


This segment from the July 6, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1979 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, including State Senator B.B. “Sixty” Rayburn discussing the need to keep the state budget in balance and debate on the floor of the House of Representatives over a bill that allows for the optional instruction of sex education in public schools. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome