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Headlines - September 15, 1978

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1978-09-15

Duration: 00:05:07

Subjects: Public employee strikes | New Orleans Public Schools | Carter, Jimmy, 1924- | BOXING | Sports | Ali, Muhammad, 1942- | Spinks, Leon, 1953- | Labor | Politics | Political campaigns | Elections, 1978 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1978 | Jenkins, Woody | Johnston, J. Bennett (John Bennett), 1932- | Strikes | TEACHERS


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Jenkins, Woody Speaker
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the September 15, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: an update on the U.S. Senate Race between incumbent J. Bennett Johnston and State Representative Woody Jenkins; the end of the strike by teachers at the New Orleans Public Schools; and a press conference given by Governor Edwin Edwards, where he discussed his view of President Jimmy Carter and gave his prediction for the fight between Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks at the Superdome in New Orleans. Host: Ron Blome