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Week in Review – March 30, 1984

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1984-03-30

Duration: 00:03:27

Subjects: Elections, 1984 | United States presidential election, 1984 | UNEMPLOYMENT | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Capital Punishment


  • Johnson, Ken Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Thompson, Francis Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the March 30, 1984, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Johnson and Beth Courtney reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the United States Supreme Court ordering Louisiana to hold its presidential primary on May 5th; Louisiana’s unemployment rate dropping below 10% for the first time in two years; State Representative Francis Thompson announcing the plans for a new plant in Tallulah, which will produce parts for Chevrolet cars and trucks; and Governor Edwin Edwards announcing that he will not stop two upcoming executions at Angola.