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Headlines - February 8, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-02-08

Duration: 00:02:21

Subjects: Louisiana. Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget | Headlines | Politics | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Freeman, Robert L., 1934- | Edwards, Edwin W. | Budget surpluses | STATE BUDGET


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


This segment from the February 8, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines, including Governor-Elect Dave Treen and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Bobby Freeman criticizing each other through the media and Governor Edwin Edwards testifying before the Legislative Budget Committee on the budget surplus and funding for subsidizing school employee hospitalization. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome