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Equal Rights Amendment (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-06-10

Duration: 00:11:40

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT | Women's rights | Discrimination | Sexism


  • George, Beth Host
  • Jackson, Alphonse Speaker
  • Hainkel, John Speaker
  • Emerson, Thomas Speaker
  • Schafly, Phyllis Speaker
  • Bruneau, Peppi Speaker
  • Guarisco, Anthony Speaker


This segment from the June 10, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a “Viewpoint” report on the debate over the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution aimed at eliminating the discrimination of women under the law. Host: Beth George