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Headlines - May 30, 1980

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1980-05-30

Duration: 00:07:01

Subjects: Headlines | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1980 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Oil and gas leases | STATE BUDGET | Louisiana. Office of State Police | RALLIES | EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT | CURFEWS


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Treen, Dave Interviewee
  • McCormick, Wiley Interviewee
  • Thayer, Marilyn Interviewee
  • Cain, James David Speaker
  • Kiefer, Nat Speaker


This segment from the May 30, 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: an interview with Governor Dave Treen on the projected revenue estimates for the sale of oil and gas leases; state troopers propelling down the State Capitol as a demonstration of the readiness of the tactical unit to respond to an emergency; a rally of women against the Equal Rights Amendment on the steps of the State Capitol; and State Senator Nat Kiefer addressing the need for a juvenile curfew. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome