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Headlines - September 28, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-09-28

Duration: 00:06:44

Subjects: Headlines | Strikes | TEACHERS | Public employee strikes | Jefferson Parish Public School System | Hardy, Paul, 1942- | Politics | POLLS | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Public opinion


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Hardy, Paul Speaker


This segment from the September 28, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards discussing his involvement in the negotiations to end the teachers’ strike in Jefferson Parish and his commitment of state funds for school repairs in the parish; a press conference with Secretary of State Paul Hardy, a gubernatorial candidate, discussing the bugging of his campaign headquarters in Baton Rouge; and the results of a new poll on the gubernatorial election conducted by the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate and State Times. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome