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Headlines - October 12, 1979

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-10-12

Duration: 00:06:33

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1979 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1979 | Henry, E. L. "Bubba" | MOUTON, EDGAR G. "SONNY" | Louisiana Real Estate Commission | Political corruption | USS KIDD | MISSISSIPPI RIVER


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Fuglaar, Bill Reporter
  • Henry, Bubba Speaker
  • Mouton, Sonny Speaker
  • Dunaway, Belle Speaker
  • Moore, Henson Speaker


This segment from the October 12, 1979, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: a report on campaign speeches made by gubernatorial candidates Bubba Henry and Sonny Mouton; the continuation of a hearing before the House Commerce Committee on mismanagement at the Louisiana Real Estate Commission, including cheating on the real estate license exam; and Congressman Henson Moore discussing plans to moor the USS Kidd, a World War II Fletcher-class destroyer, on the Mississippi River in downtown Baton Rouge. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome