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Special Session #2 Preview (1994)

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: 1994-06-03

Duration: 00:12:09

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1994 | Politics | Government | Crime


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee
  • Hood, David Interviewee
  • Jenkins, Woody Interviewee
  • Anding, Charles Interviewee
  • Allison, Don Interviewee
  • Skelton, Fred Interviewee
  • Truly, Gayle Interviewee
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Slaughter, Ralph Interviewee
  • Jeffers, Ben Interviewee


This segment from the June 3, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s preview of the major issues of the second 1994 Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature. His report includes interviews with: Governor Edwin Edwards; David Hood, fiscal analyst; State Representative Woody Jenkins; State Representative Charles Anding; Don Allison of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI); Fred Skelton of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers; Secretary Gayle Truly of the Louisiana Department of Labor; State Treasurer Mary Landrieu; and Secretary Ralph Slaughter of the Louisiana Department of Revenue and Taxation. Host Robert Collins then conducts an in-studio interview with Ben Jeffers, Governor Edwards’ chief of staff and the chairman of the Governor’s Special Commission on Violent Crime. He discusses the Governor’s legislative package aimed at reducing violent crime.