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Carter Energy Plan (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-05-06

Duration: 00:11:16

Subjects: Politics | 1970s energy crisis | Carter, Jimmy, 1924- | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Energy


  • George, Beth Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Huls, William Speaker
  • Brooksher, Bob Speaker
  • Tauzin, Billy Interviewee


This segment from the May 6, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a “Viewpoint” segment on the response of Governor Edwin Edwards, his administration, and the state’s oil and gas industry to President Jimmy Carter’s proposed energy plan, which Carter outlined in a nationally televised speech on April 18, 1977. Host: Beth George