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Panel Discussion with Three Mayors (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Bossier City, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, Delhi, Richland Parish, Louisiana, Oakdale, Allen Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-05-22

Duration: 00:14:09

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | MAYORS | Local governments | Filmed panel discussions


  • George, Beth Host
  • Anding, Marvin Interviewee
  • Thompson, Mike Interviewee
  • Mowad, George Interviewee


This segment from the May 22, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a panel discussion with Bossier City Mayor Marvin Anding, Delhi Mayor Mike Thompson and Oakdale Mayor George Mowad. The mayors discussed: the Sunday closing laws, the economic problems facing local governments, the need for state aid, the constitutional restrictions on raising local taxes, and the problem of unfunded mandates. Host: Beth George