User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Neonatal Intensive Care (1986)

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: 1986-04-11

Duration: 00:04:27

Subjects: Health Care | Louisiana Charity Hospital System | Premature infants | Neonatal intensive care


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Abraham, Linda Interviewee
  • Stewart, Gwen Interviewee
  • Bankston, Cal Interviewee


This segment from the April 11, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the possible closure of the Neonatal Intensive Care unit at Earl K. Long Hospital in Baton Rouge due to the state budget deficit. She interviews: Linda Abraham, head nurse; Gwen Stewart of the Louisiana Department of Health and Human Resources; and Cal Bankston, the hospital administrator. Host: Ken Johnson