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Atchafalaya Basin Hearing (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-01-18

Duration: 00:04:32

Subjects: ATCHAFALAYA BASIN | Environment | Louisiana. Legislature


  • George, Beth Host
  • Soileau, David Speaker
  • Guidry, Jesse Speaker
  • Sanders, Foster Speaker
  • Trowbridge, Newman Speaker


This segment from the January 18, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on a legislative committee hearing on the future of the Atchafalaya Basin and the issue of whether it will remain in the hands of private owners or be purchased and controlled by the federal government. Host: Beth George