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Headlines - May 2, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-05-02

Duration: 00:08:30

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Headlines | Tax exemptions | Mobile homes | Freeman, Robert L., 1934- | Cervical cancer | Breast cancer | Education


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Casey, Tom Speaker
  • Campbell, Foster Speaker
  • Sevario, Joseph Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Minhinnette, Babs Speaker


This segment from the May 2, 1980, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines from the 1980 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. These stories include: debate on the Senate floor on a bill giving a 50% tax exemption to mobile home buyers; a press conference with Governor Dave Treen proposing two possible jobs for Lieutenant Governor Bobby Freeman; and testimony in the Senate Education Committee on a bill to require junior and senior high schools to provide instruction to female students on the importance of pap tests and breast self-examinations in order to detect cervical and breast cancers. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome