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Bogalusa Lay-offs (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-10-7

Duration: 00:10:35

Subjects: Industry | Paper mills | Crown Zellerbach Corporation | LAY-OFFS


  • George, Beth Host
  • Knight, Delos Interviewee
  • Stogner, Ralph Interviewee
  • Rawls, Louis Interviewee


This segment from the October 7, 1977, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the imminent lay-off of 1,000 workers at the paper mill in Bogalusa owned by Crown Zellerbach and the effect that the lay-offs will have on the one-industry town. Host: Beth George