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Headlines - December 5, 1986

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-12-5

Duration: 00:04:23

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Norton, Pat Speaker
  • Guste, William Speaker


This segment from the December 5, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton and Lynda Roedts reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Secretary Pat Norton of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club; Louisiana Attorney General William Guste discussing the United States Supreme Court’s upcoming hearing on a Louisiana law requiring the teaching of creationism in equal time with the theory of evolution; and State Representative Harry “Soup” Kember filing a lawsuit against the law suspending members of the Louisiana Legislature following a felony conviction.