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BESE Board (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-07-01

Duration: 00:10:37

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Education | Louisiana. State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education


  • George, Beth Host
  • Castille, Charles Speaker
  • Jackson, Alphonse Speaker
  • Landry, Claire Interviewee
  • Roy, A.J. Interviewee


This segment from the July 1, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a “Viewpoint” report on the attempts to abolish and reform the ineffective Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), the policy-making body for K-12 public schools in the state. Host: Beth George