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Battered Women's Shelter Opens in Baton Rouge (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-02-20

Duration: 00:14:09

Subjects: Crime | Women's shelters | Wife abuse | Family violence


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Breazeale, Kathryn Reporter
  • Ratcliff, Cheryl Interviewee
  • Jackson, Vicki Interviewee


This segment from the February 20, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the opening of a battered women’s shelter in Baton Rouge for victims of wife abuse and their children. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome