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Headlines – August 20, 2021

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2021-08-20

Duration: 00:05:18

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Public health | Coronaviruses


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Finan, Kelly Interviewee
  • Cassidy, Bill Interviewee
  • Henderson, Jim Interviewee


This segment from the August 20, 2021, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau and Kara St. Cyr reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include the increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations around the state and the return of college students to campus. It includes interviews with: Dr. Kelly Finan of Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge; United States Senator Bill Cassidy; and Dr. Jim Henderson, the president of the University of Louisiana System.