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Anti-School Busing Bill in the House (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-06-19

Duration: 00:13:55

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Education | Busing for school integration | Desegregation | School integration.


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Kennard, Donald Speaker
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker
  • Turnley, Richard Speaker
  • Simoneaux, Frank Speaker
  • Gunter, Carl Speaker
  • Arveson, Raymond Interviewee


This segment from the June 19, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the heated debate in the House of Representatives on a bill that would only provide state aid for busing to neighborhood schools. This bill aims to penalize school systems for busing students away from their neighborhood schools in compliance with court-ordered school desegregation plans. Host: Ron Blome