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Anti-School Busing Bill in the Senate (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-07-03

Duration: 00:05:45

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


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Kennard, Donald Speaker
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker
  • O'Neal, B.F. Speaker
  • Brunet, Bob Speaker
  • Prescott, James Speaker
  • Faucette, Lee Speaker
  • Jackson, Alphonse Speaker


This segment from the July 3, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features testimony before the Senate Education Committee 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: Beth George Host: Ron Blome