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Angola Documentary Preview (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-02-22

Duration: 00:08:09

Subjects: Prisons | PRISONERS | Louisiana State Penitentiary | ANGOLA STATE PRISON


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Henderson, Murray Interviewee
  • Dees, Hayden Interviewee
  • Dixon, C.C. Interviewee
  • Carmouche, Walton Interviewee
  • Maggio, Ross Interviewee
  • Phelps, C. Paul Interviewee
  • Sinclair, Billy Interviewee
  • Blackburn, Frank Interviewee
  • Rideau, Wilbert Interviewee


This segment from the February 22, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a preview of a documentary on Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary. Please note the use of the “N” word at the 00:21:29 mark of this video. Host: Ron Blome