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DWI Penalties & Victim Compensation (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-05-21

Duration: 00:02:40

Subjects: Politics | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1982 | LEGISLATION | Drunk driving | DWI | Victims of violent crimes | Reparation (Criminal justice)


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Morris, Eldridge Speaker
  • Lowenthal, Margaret Speaker
  • Osterberger, Ken Speaker


This segment from the May 21, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on a House Committee on Criminal Justice hearing on bills related to strengthening the penalties for DWIs and providing compensation to innocent victims of violent crimes. Host: Beth George