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Gov. Edwin Edwards’ State of the State (1984)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-10-05

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: Politics | Edwards, Edwin W. | Taxes


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the October 5, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings’ report on Governor Edwin Edwards’ thirty-minute statewide television address. Governor Edwards responds to the critics of the $900 million in tax increases and discusses the successes of his administration. Host: Beth Courtney