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Headlines - January 9, 1981

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-01-09

Duration: 00:02:43

Subjects: Headlines | Roemer, Buddy | Moore, W. Henson, 1939- | Southern University and A & M College | Southern University Marching Band | Marching bands | United States presidential inauguration, 1981 | Reagan, Ronald | Politics


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Moore, Henson Speaker
  • Bussie, Victor Speaker


This segment from the January 9, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the week’s headlines. These stories include: Congressman Buddy Roemer losing a committee assignment after breaking ranks with the Democrats in a key vote; a speech made by Congressman Henson Moore on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives objecting to the efforts of the Democrats to limit Republican membership on the House Ways and Means Committee; and the announcement of a fundraising effort to send the Southern University Marching Band to represent Louisiana in the inaugural parade at the request of President-Elect Ronald Reagan. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome