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Student Reporting Lab (2018)

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: 2018-09-28

Duration: 00:07:10

Subjects: Education | Journalism | Civil Rights | Meredith, James, 1933-


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Bevill, Jennifer Interviewee
  • Moore, Sandlin Interviewee
  • Cambri, Belinda Interviewee
  • Meredith, James Interviewee


This segment from the September 28, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab program at the University Laboratory School in Baton Rouge. Moreau follows the students as they report on the visit of civil rights icon James Meredith to their school. He interviews: Jennifer Bevill, reporting lab coordinator; Sandlin Moore, senior; Belinda Cambri, government and civics teacher; and James Meredith, the first African American student to attend Ole Miss.