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Pro/Con: Election Day (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: 00:05:21

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | LEGISLATION | Politics | Elections | VOTING


  • George, Beth Host
  • Gibbs, Lawrence Speaker
  • Saunders, John Speaker


This segment from the June 24, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a bill that would change Election Day in Louisiana from Saturday to Tuesday. State Senator Lawrence Gibbs of Monroe speaks in favor of the bill, while State Senator John Saunders of Mamou speaks against the bill. Host: Beth George