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Friends of the Americas (1985)

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: 1985-11-29

Duration: 00:03:44

Subjects: Poverty | Nonprofit organizations


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Jenkins, Diane Interviewee


This segment from the November 29, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the work of Friends of the Americas, a nonprofit organization based in Baton Rouge. She interviews Diane Jenkins, who discusses their work in bringing food and clothing to underprivileged people in Central America and South America. Host: Ken Johnson