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Pro/Con: New Hospital in New Orleans (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-06-08

Duration: 00:02:02

Subjects: Health Care | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Hospitals | LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans | Louisiana Charity Hospital System


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • George, Beth Host
  • Eagen, Fritz Speaker
  • Kiefer, Nat Speaker


This segment from the June 8, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a Pro/Con debate on the building of a new hospital in New Orleans and whether it should be part of the Charity system or run by the LSU Medical School. State Senator Fritz Eagen and State Senator Nat Kiefer speak on the issue. Host: Ron Blome Host: Beth George