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State Capitol Renovations (1982)

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: 1982-04-23

Duration: 00:07:50

Subjects: Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Historic buildings | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Schwing, Charles Interviewee
  • Hainkel, John Interviewee
  • O'Keefe, Michael Interviewee


This segment from the April 23, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on the new renovations at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge, including new committee rooms, offices for legislators, voting machines, and computer systems. These renovations mark the first widespread changes made to the capitol since it opened in 1932. Host: Beth George