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The House That Huey Built (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-04-23

Duration: 00:13:23

Subjects: Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 | Historic buildings | Long, Russell B. | Treen, David C., 1928-2009


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Seiferth, Solis Interviewee
  • Monroe, Charles Interviewee
  • Long, Russell Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker


This segment from the April 23, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a look back at Governor Huey Long’s efforts to build the New State Capitol in Baton Rouge. It also includes highlights from the building’s 50th birthday celebration, which was attended by Huey’s son, U.S. Senator Russell Long, and Governor Dave Treen. Host: Beth George