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Pro/Con: Minimum Age for First Grade (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-04-21

Duration: 00:03:00

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Education | ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bella, V.J. Speaker
  • Long, Jimmy Speaker


This segment from the April 21, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on a proposal that would change the minimum age for children to enter the first grade. State Representative V.J. Bella of Berwick speaks in favor of the bill, while State Representative Jimmy Long of Natchitoches speaks against it. Host: Beth George