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The Internet (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: 1994-12-23

Duration: 00:16:15

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Internet access | Technology | Computers


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • McNaylor, Malcolm Interviewee
  • Segarra, Gabriela Interviewee
  • Iyengar, S. Sitharama Interviewee
  • Hay, Ronald Interviewee


This segment from the December 23, 1994, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the growing availability of the Internet, the world’s largest computer network, in Louisiana. She interviews: Malcolm McNaylor, LSU Information Technology; Gabriela Segarra, LSU Computing Services; and Dr. S. Sitharama Iyengar, chairman of the LSU Department of Computer Science. Host Robert Collins then conducts an in-studio interview with Ronald Hay, the executive director of LSU Computing Services. He discusses: how to access the Internet; the colleges and universities in Louisiana all being connected to the Internet; and the importance of information access.