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Pro/Con: Appointing the Commissioner of Insurance (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-05-5

Duration: 00:03:26

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1978 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Louisiana. Insurance Department


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bares, Allen Speaker
  • Bernard, Sherman Speaker


This segment from the May 5, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on whether the Commissioner of Insurance should be an appointive position. State Representative Allen Bares of Lafayette speaks in favor of the proposal, while Commissioner of Insurance Sherman Bernard speaks against it. Host: Beth George