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Pennington Biomedical Research Center (1989)

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: 1989-11-10

Duration: 00:06:37

Subjects: Pennington Biomedical Research Center | Scientific research | Nutrition


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Bray, George Interviewee
  • Reilly, Kevin, Sr. Interviewee
  • McHugh, Tom Ed Speaker
  • Baker, Richard Speaker


This segment from the November 10, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s profile of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge and their research into the relationship between nutrition and disease prevention. She interviews Dr. George Bray, the director, and Kevin Reilly, a board member. Her report also includes highlights of speeches given by Baton Rouge Mayor Tom Ed McHugh and Congressman Richard Baker at a recent open house. Host: Robert Collins