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Headlines - April 13, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-04-13

Duration: 00:08:43

Subjects: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers | MISSISSIPPI RIVER | MASS TRANSIT SYSTEMS | Local transit | Government reorganization | Environment | Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | Headlines


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • LeBlanc, Luke Speaker
  • Harris, Jim Interviewee
  • Fernandez, Manny Speaker
  • Fontaine, Ben Speaker


This segment from the April 13, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: the Army Corps of Engineers monitoring the Mississippi River levels for potential flooding; a legislative hearing on providing more aid to mass transit systems; and a legislative hearing on reorganizing the state’s environmental regulatory functions under the Department of Natural Resources. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome