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Headlines - February 16, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-02-16

Duration: 00:03:59

Subjects: Politics | Political campaigns | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | MOUTON, EDGAR G. "SONNY" | Education | National teacher examinations | Teacher certification | Public utilities | Gulf States Utilities | Cleco Corporation | Headlines


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Mouton, Sonny Speaker
  • Crawford, Donham Speaker


This segment from the February 16, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: State Senator Edgar “Sonny” Mouton officially announcing his candidacy for the 1979 gubernatorial election; more results from the National Teacher Examination (NTE), the test required for teacher certification in the state; and a proposed merger between Gulf States Utilities and Cleco. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome