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Headlines - January 26, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-01-26

Duration: 00:06:00

Subjects: Headlines | Public utilities | PROPERTY TAXES | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Henry, E. L. "Bubba" | LAMBERT, LOUIS | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Political campaigns | Politics


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Henry, Bubba Speaker
  • Lambert, Louis Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Roemer, Charles Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the January 26, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: Speaker of the House Bubba Henry formally announcing his candidacy for the 1979 gubernatorial election; campaign speeches made by two other gubernatorial candidates, Public Service Commission Chairman Louis Lambert and Congressman Dave Treen; and a lawsuit filed by the state’s utility companies in order to avoid the payment of property taxes. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome