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Headlines - March 2, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-03-02

Duration: 00:07:18

Subjects: DONELON, JIM | Louisiana. Department of State Civil Service | State employee pay raises | Louisiana. State Bond Commission | Public Mortgage Finance Authorities | MORTGAGES | Headlines | Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana lieutenant gubernatorial election, 1979 | Vidrine, Clyde C.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Vidrine, Clyde Speaker
  • Donelon, Jim Speaker
  • Hamner, George Speaker
  • Hicks, Steve Speaker
  • Reilly, Kevin Speaker
  • O'Keefe, Michael Speaker
  • Parker, Mary Evelyn Speaker


This segment from the March 2, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: Clyde Vidrine and Jim Donelon announcing their candidacy for the Lieutenant Governor’s Race; George Hamner, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Civil Service Commission, discussing his decision to follow the federal guidelines for state employee pay raises; and testimony before the Louisiana State Bond Commission on the possibility of expanding local Public Mortgage Finance Authorities into one statewide entity. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome