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Banning Disposable Cans and Bottles (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-06-17

Duration: 00:10:11

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | Disposable bottles | Disposable cans | Litter (Trash)


  • George, Beth Host
  • Hainkel, John Speaker
  • Downer, Hunt Speaker
  • Bigby, Walter Speaker
  • Long, Jimmy Speaker
  • Mapes, Bud Interviewer


This segment from the June 17, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a “Viewpoint” report on the defeat of State Representative John Hainkel’s bill banning the use of disposable bottles and cans, the most lobbied bill of the session. Host: Beth George