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Headlines - August 4, 1978

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-08-04

Duration: 00:04:35

Subjects: Headlines | Bernard, Sherman A., 1925-2012 | Louisiana. Insurance Department | Politics | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1978 | Elections, 1978 | Jenkins, Woody | Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932- | Television debates


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Jenkins, Woody Interviewee
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Interviewee


This segment from the August 4, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines, including the beginning of an investigation by United States Attorney Don Beckner into the alleged mishandling of cases by Commissioner of Insurance Sherman Bernard and State Representative Woody Jenkins challenging U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston to three televised debates as a part of the 1978 Senate election. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome