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Pro/Con: Intrastate Natural Gas Contracts (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: 00:06:20

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | NATURAL GAS | GAS INDUSTRY


  • George, Beth Host
  • Duval, Claude Speaker
  • Kean, Gordon Speaker


This segment from the June 10, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on whether the state should cancel intrastate natural gas contracts. State Senator Claude Duval of Houma spoke in favor of the issue in order to fix a minimum price on natural gas, while Baton Rouge attorney Gordon Kean spoke against the issue because of his concerns on its negative impact on industry in the state. Host: Beth George