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President Ronald Reagan Visits New Orleans (1982)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-11-19

Duration: 00:05:49

Subjects: Politics | Reagan, Ronald | Economy | Supply-side economics | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | ATCHAFALAYA BASIN


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Reagan, Ronald Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Interviewee


This segment from the November 19, 1982, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a report on President Ronald Reagan’s visit to New Orleans, including highlights from his speech on economic policy given at a meeting of the United States League of Savings Associations. This report also includes an interview with Governor Dave Treen on his discussion with President Reagan on the possibility of federal funds being allocated for the purchase of land in the Atchafalaya Basin for preservation. During the trip, President Reagan also attended a private fundraiser for Governor Treen. Host: Beth George