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The 1979 Legislative Session's Final Night

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-07-13

Duration: 00:03:55

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1979 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | State legislators | Long, Earl Kemp, 1895-1960


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Tauzin, Billy Speaker
  • Henry, Bubba Speaker


This segment from the July 13, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features highlights from the performances given by state legislators on the final night of the session. These performances include: a parody of the song “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers; State Representative Billy Tauzin reciting a parody of the poem “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe; and Speaker of the House Bubba Henry imitating Governor Earl K. Long. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome