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Creation Science Bill Signed (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-07-24

Duration: 00:02:40

Subjects: Louisiana Legislative Session, 1981 | Politics | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Education | Science | CREATIONISM | Evolution


  • George, Beth Host
  • Treen, Dave Speaker


This segment from the July 24, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a press conference with Governor Dave Treen announcing his decision to sign the bill allowing the teaching of creationism in equal time with the theory of evolution in public schools, though with some reservations. Host: Beth George