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Headlines - September 14, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Dauphin Island, Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, Pascagoula, Mississippi

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-09-14

Duration: 00:06:51

Subjects: Headlines | Gravel, Camille, 1915-2005 | Edwards, Edwin W. | Reggie, Edmund M., 1926- | Hurricanes | Natural Disasters | Hurricane Frederic, 1979 | Hurricane damage | Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Gravel, Camille Speaker
  • Reggie, Edmund Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the September 14, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: the resignation of Camille Gravel as the Executive Counsel to Governor Edwin Edwards and the announcement of Judge Edmund Reggie as his replacement; a report on the damage caused by Hurricane Frederic in Dauphin Island and Mobile, Alabama, and Pascagoula, Mississippi; and the headlines from the 1979 gubernatorial election. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome