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State Rep. Joe Delpit Acquitted (1988)

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: 1988-01-29

Duration: 00:03:53

Subjects: Delpit, Joseph A. | TRIALS


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Delpit, Joe Speaker
  • Marabella, Anthony Speaker
  • Turnley, Richard Speaker
  • Alario, John Speaker


This segment from the January 29, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton’s report on the acquittal of State Representative Joe Delpit on public bribery charges. It includes highlights of the comments made on the courthouse steps by: State Representative Delpit; Anthony Marabella, his attorney; State Senator Richard Turnley; and Speaker of the House John Alario.