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Headlines - May 20, 2016

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-05-20

Duration: 00:02:09

Subjects: Drugs | Louisiana. Office of State Inspector General | Veterans | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Medical marijuana


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Street, Stephen Speaker
  • Dixon, Ken Interviewee


This segment from the May 20, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor John Bel Edwards signing a bill into law that expands the medical marijuana program in Louisiana; Inspector General Stephen Street speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the need to protect his office’s funding; and an interview with Vietnam veteran Ken Dixon at the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall in Baton Rouge.