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Census Concerns (1990)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-10-19

Duration: 00:07:07

Subjects: Census | Population


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Patterson, Karen Interviewee
  • Barthelemy, Sidney Interviewee
  • Joseph, John Interviewee
  • Tauzin, Billy Interviewee
  • Koepp, Glenn Interviewee


This segment from the October 19, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on state and local leaders’ concerns about the preliminary 1990 Census results released by the United States Census Bureau for Louisiana. Nachman reports that 85 cities in the state, including New Orleans and Opelousas, are challenging the results. She interviews: Karen Patterson, state demographer; New Orleans Mayor Sidney Barthelemy; Opelousas Mayor John Joseph; Congressman Billy Tauzin; and Glenn Koepp of the Louisiana Senate. Host: Robert Collins