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Headlines – January 4, 1985

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-01-04

Duration: 00:02:27

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | INVESTIGATIONS | Hospitals | Nursing Homes


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the January 4, 1985, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Beth Courtney reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the LSU football team losing to Nebraska in the Sugar Bowl; a winter storm dropping up to seven inches of snow in north Louisiana; Governor Edwin Edwards meeting with United States Attorney John Volz about his investigation into the contracts for hospital and nursing home projects; a press conference with Governor Edwards discussing the meeting; and Governor Edwards announcing a new state plan for approving hospital and nursing home projects.