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CABL Conference (1977)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1977-11-18

Duration: 00:27:06

Subjects: COUNCIL FOR A BETTER LOUISIANA | Natchez (Steamboat) | Louisiana. Constitution (1974) | Economists | Economy | Energy | Education | Prisons | Crime | Edwards, Edwin W. | O'Keefe, Michael | Henry, E. L. "Bubba"


  • George, Beth Host
  • Herrod, Doug Photographer
  • LeBlanc, Valeri Photographer
  • Wilhelmi, Marcia Photographer
  • Jackson, Lyle Photographer
  • DeMers, John Writer
  • George, Beth Producer
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Rostow, Walt Speaker
  • Dolce, Carl J. Speaker
  • O'Keefe, Michael Interviewee
  • Macdougal, Ellis C. Speaker
  • Henry, Bubba Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from November 18, 1977, features highlights from the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) conference held on the steamboat Natchez.  It includes: the opening address by Governor Edwin Edwards; a speech given by Dr. Walt Rostow, an economist and former presidential advisor, on Louisiana’s economy; a speech given by Dr. Carl J. Dolce on Louisiana’s educational system; an interview with Senate President Michael O’Keefe; a speech given by crime and prison specialist Ellis C. Macdougal; and an interview with Speaker of the House E.L. “Bubba” Henry.Host: Beth George