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Strikes (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-12-28

Duration: 00:06:22

Subjects: Strikes | Public employee strikes | Police | New Orleans Police Department | TEACHERS | East Baton Rouge Parish (La.). School Board. | Jefferson Parish Public School System | Unions


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Bruno, Vincent Interviewee
  • Morial, Ernest Interviewee
  • Ledet, Mitch Interviewee
  • Penn, Lennie Interviewee
  • Lindsey, Clyde Interviewee
  • Bolden, Chuck Interviewee
  • Partin, Ed Interviewee


This segment from the December 28, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features highlights from the 1979 strikes by the New Orleans Police Department, teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish, and teachers in Jefferson Parish. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome