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Sunday Closing Laws (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-05-22

Duration: 00:06:03

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Louisiana. Legislature | Politics | LEGISLATION | BLUE LAWS | MERCHANTS


  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Normile, Tom Speaker
  • Plauche, Charles Speaker
  • Hudson, Tommy Speaker
  • McMichael, Charles Interviewee


This segment from the May 22, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on a bill that would repeal the Sunday closing laws, or blue laws. These laws were recently ruled unconstitutional by a State Appeals Court. Host: Ron Blome