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Headlines - September 12, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-09-12

Duration: 00:04:09

Subjects: Headlines | Elections, 1980 | Campaign Finance | Electoral reform | INVESTIGATIONS | Louisiana. Department of Justice | East Louisiana State Hospital | Psychiatric hospitals | Hospitals


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Brown, Jim Speaker
  • Guste, William Speaker


This segment from the September 12, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: Secretary of State Jim Brown discussing the public’s attitude toward campaign finance and election reform prior to Election Day; and a press conference with Attorney General William Guste discussing the Department of Justice’s continuing investigation into alleged abuse at the East Louisiana State Hospital in Jackson, a state mental hospital. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome