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Brilab Defendants in Court (1980)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-06-27

Duration: 00:01:04

Subjects: Brilab scandal | SCANDALS | Political corruption | MARCELLO, CARLOS | Roemer, Charles, E., II, 1923-2012 | Davidson, Isaac Irving | Marinello, Vincent A.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host


This segment from the June 27, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on reputed New Orleans crime boss Carlos Marcello, former Commissioner of Administration Charles Roemer, Washington lobbyist Isaac Irving Davidson, and New Orleans lawyer Vincent Marinello all pleading innocent to charges of racketeering, mail fraud, and conspiracy stemming from the FBI’s Brilab investigation into an insurance kickback scheme. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome