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Pro/Con: Good Behavior (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-07-08

Duration: 00:05:07

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1977 | Louisiana. Legislature | PRISONERS | Prison sentences | Good behavior (Law) | Politics | LEGISLATION

Contributors:

  • George, Beth Host
  • Faucheux, Ron Speaker
  • Jasper, Thomas Speaker

Description

This segment from the July 8, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on bills that would limit the amount of time that could be taken off a prisoner’s sentence for good behavior. State Representative Ron Faucheux of New Orleans speaks in favor of the bills, while State Representative Thomas Jasper of New Orleans speaks against the bills. Host: Beth George