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Long Lines for Mortgage Loans (1979)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-09-14

Duration: 00:10:46

Subjects: MORTGAGES | Public Mortgage Finance Authorities | Housing market


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Gray, Charles Speaker
  • Reilly, Kevin Interviewee
  • Ross, William Speaker
  • Traigle, Joe Interviewee
  • Karns, Barry Interviewee


This segment from the September 14, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the long lines of people in New Orleans and Shreveport waiting to obtain loans from the Public Mortgage Finance Authorities. This report also touches on the issue of whether local governments should be involved in the mortgage lending business. Host: Ron Blome