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Blanco Public Policy Center (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-09-14

Duration: 00:08:23

Subjects: Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Hurricane Rita, 2005 | Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux, 1942- | University of Louisiana at Lafayette | Politics | Government


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Blanco, Kathleen Interviewee
  • Kellman, Jordan Interviewee
  • Cross, Pearson Interviewee


This segment from the September 14, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the plans for the Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL). Moreau interviews former Governor Kathleen Blanco, who discusses her hopes for the center, the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and her ongoing battle with cancer. He also interviews Dr. Jordan Kellman, the dean of the ULL College of Liberal Arts, and Dr. Pearson Cross, the associate dean of the ULL College of Liberal Arts.