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Fran Bussie Profile (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-04-29

Duration: 00:07:32

Subjects: EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | BUSSIE, FRAN | Bussie, Victor V., 1919-2011 | Louisiana AFL-CIO | Unions


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bussie, Fran Interviewee


This segment from the April 29, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of Fran Bussie, the Community Services Officer for the Louisiana AFL-CIO and wife of AFL-CIO President Victor Bussie. In the interview, she discussed her lack of influence over her husband’s decision-making, her support of the Equal Rights Amendment, her feelings on reading criticism of her husband, and the issues that she will be lobbying for during the legislative session, including mental health, special education and revisions to matrimonial rights. Host: Beth George