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The Gift of Learning (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: 1989-12-15

Duration: 00:03:04

Subjects: Education


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Colvin, Clark Speaker
  • Cody, Wilmer Speaker
  • Baker, Richard Speaker


This segment from the December 15, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on The Gift of Learning, a program developed by Louisiana’s 13 electric cooperatives to help parents create a home environment that is conducive to their child’s learning. Her report includes highlights from a press conference with comments by Clark Colvin of Cajun Electric, Dr. Wilmer Cody, the state superintendent of education, and Congressman Richard Baker. Host: Robert Collins