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Headlines - May 21, 1982

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-21

Duration: 00:02:25

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982 | Headlines | Concerned Christians for Good Government | RALLIES | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Louisiana Women's Lobby Network | Women's issues | Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus | VOTER REGISTRATION


  • George, Beth Host
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Turnley, Richard Speaker


This segment from the May 21, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1982 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: a rally held by the Concerned Christians for Good Government on the steps of the state capitol; the first press conference held by the newly formed Louisiana Women’s Lobby Network; and a press conference held by the Legislative Black Caucus announcing plans for a 264-mile march from Shreveport to Baton Rouge in order to encourage black voter registration. Host: Beth George