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Retiring State Representatives Walter Bigby and Harry Hollins (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-07-06

Duration: 00:13:11

Subjects: Politics | State legislators | Bigby, Walter O., 1927-1980 | Hollins, Harry, 1933-1989 | RIGHT TO WORK | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature


  • George, Beth Host
  • Bigby, Walter Interviewee
  • Hollins, Harry Interviewee


This segment from the July 6, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a profile of two retiring legislators, State Representative Walter Bigby of Bossier City and State Representative Harry Hollins of Lake Charles. They discuss the changes they have witnessed in the legislature during their tenures, the difficult issues they have faced, like right to work, why they decided to retire and their advice for new legislators. Host: Beth George