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Earth Day Plans (1990)

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: 1990-04-06

Duration: 00:05:43

Subjects: Environment | EARTH DAY


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Woods, Lynn Interviewee
  • Bryant, Pat Interviewee
  • O'Conner, John Speaker
  • Jackson, Jesse Speaker


This segment from the April 6, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the plans for Earth Day 1990 on April 22, including interviews with Lynn Woods, the Louisiana Gulf Coast coordinator, and Pat Bryant of the Gulf Coast Tenant Organization. Her report also includes highlights of a visit by national Earth Day organizers in Baton Rouge, including highlights of the speeches given by John O’Connor, the executive director of the National Toxics Campaign, and Reverend Jesse Jackson. Host: Robert Collins