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Legalizing Laetrile (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-06-24

Duration: 00:11:37

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | Laetrile | Health Care | Health | Cancer treatment


  • George, Beth Host
  • Jenkins, Woody Interviewee
  • Bates, Charles Speaker
  • Keller, Jimmy Speaker
  • Brysson, Francis Interviewee
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the June 24, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a “Viewpoint” report on the passage of a bill legalizing laetrile in Louisiana, a substance that is used in the treatment of cancer, but is banned for interstate commerce by the federal government. Host: Beth George