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Gov. Edwin Edwards - April 17, 1978

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-04-17

Duration: 00:43:58

Subjects: Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Coastal zone management | First use tax | STATE BUDGET | Edwards, Edwin W.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


Beth George hosts live coverage of Governor Edwin Edwards’ opening address to the 1978 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature on April 17, 1978. In his speech, Governor Edwards discusses: the recommendation for the state to purchase the Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge; the coastal zone management bill; the first use tax on natural gas; and his state budget proposal.