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Federal Cuts to Social Programs (1981)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-12-04

Duration: 00:12:09

Subjects: Social Services | ELDERLY CARE | Louisiana. Department of Health and Human Resources | COUNCIL ON AGING | Charities | Human services | Public welfare | UNITED WAY


  • George, Beth Host
  • Blome, Ron Host
  • Stenholm, Charles Speaker
  • Guissinger, Roger Interviewee
  • Tennell, Bennifer Interviewee
  • Colvin, James Interviewee


This segment from the December 4, 1981, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the effect of federal budget cuts on state social services programs, such as the elderly services provided by the East Baton Rouge Parish Council on Aging. This report also touches on whether charitable organizations, like the United Way, will be able to meet the increasing need for funding these programs through the private sector. Host: Beth George Host: Ron Blome