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LPB Satellite Launch (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-12-17

Duration: 00:01:15

Subjects: Louisiana Public Broadcasting


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Courtney, Beth Interviewee


This segment from the December 17, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins reporting on the launch of AT&T’s Telstar 401 satellite, which will make Louisiana Public Broadcasting one of the first public television stations in the country connected to a satellite service. It includes an interview with Beth Courtney, the president and CEO of LPB.