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Headlines - April 1, 1983

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana, Forest Hill, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-04-01

Duration: 00:03:14

Subjects: Headlines | Politics | Elections, 1983 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1983 | Edwards, Edwin W. | Treen, David C., 1928-2009 | Bussie, Victor V., 1919-2011 | Louisiana AFL-CIO | Long, Russell B. | United States. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) | Forest Hill Elementary School (Forest Hill, La.) | Education | Desegregation | School integration.


  • George, Beth Host
  • Young, David Reporter
  • Bussie, Victor Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Long, Russell Speaker
  • Baier, Paul Interviewee


This segment from the April 1, 1983, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a wrap-up of the top stories from around the state. These stories include: highlights from the speeches made by Victor Bussie and gubernatorial candidate Edwin Edwards against Governor Dave Treen at the Louisiana AFL-CIO convention; United States Senator Russell Long speaking at the Baton Rouge Rotary Club; and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling against the reopening of Forest Hills Elementary School, which was closed as a part of the school desegregation plan for Rapides Parish. Host: Beth George