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Headlines - July 11, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-07-11

Duration: 00:06:03

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Elections, 1980 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1980 | Jenkins, Woody | Long, Russell B. | United States presidential election, 1980 | Environment | Salt domes | NUCLEAR WASTE


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Tauzin, Billy Speaker
  • Leach, Buddy Speaker
  • Huckaby, Jerry Speaker


This segment from the July 11, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1980 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: State Representative Woody Jenkins announcing his candidacy for the U.S. Senate election against the incumbent, Senator Russell Long; Governor Dave Treen speaking about the 1980 presidential election; and United States Representatives Billy Tauzin, Buddy Leach, and Jerry Huckaby speaking before a joint session of the legislature on their opposition to the federal plan to store nuclear waste in Louisiana salt domes. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome