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State Capitol Renovations

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

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

Contributors:

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

Description

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