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Farm Woes (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-02-10

Duration: 00:09:46

Subjects: Agriculture | FARMERS | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.)


  • George, Beth Host
  • Batey, Carl Interviewee
  • Dozier, Gil Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the February 10, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Viewpoint report on the efforts of farmers to lobby the Louisiana legislature and Congress for new legislation to help save family farms. This report includes footage from a rally held by farmers on the steps of the State Capitol in Baton Rouge and a press conference with Commissioner of Agriculture Gil Dozier and Governor Edwin Edwards. Host: Beth George