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Headlines - February 4, 1983

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-02-4

Duration: 00:07:19

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Elections, 1983 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1983 | Edwards, Edwin W. | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Political campaigns | Environment | Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality | United States. Environmental Protection Agency | Ozone-depleting substances | Air pollution | O'Keefe, Michael


  • George, Beth Host
  • Ekings, Robyn Reporter
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Treen, Dave Speaker
  • Simoneaux, Frank Interviewee


This segment from the February 4, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a wrap-up of the top stories from around the state. These stories include: former Governor Edwin Edwards proposing a ban on fundraising and advertising for the 1983 Governor’s Race; Governor Dave Treen’s rejection of the Edwards proposal; Governor Treen announcing his proposal for a new cabinet-level department called the Department of Environmental Protection; the EPA threatening sanctions against five parishes for ozone violations; and an update on Senate President Michael O’Keefe’s second federal trial on charges of mail fraud and obstruction of justice. Host: Beth George