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Airline Motors Restaurant Closes (1994)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Laplace, St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1994-01-21

Duration: 00:14:22



  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Watkins, Margaret Interviewee
  • Wood, Lou Interviewee
  • Gremillion, Jack Interviewee


This segment from the January 21, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the closure of Airline Motors Restaurant in Laplace, a diner that had been open for 56 years. He interviews: several customers, including former Louisiana Attorney General Jack Gremillion; Margaret Watkins and Dippy, long-time employees; and Lou Wood, the owner. Host: Robert Collins