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Headlines - October 24, 1986

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-10-24

Duration: 00:04:02

Subjects: Elections


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Screen, Pat Speaker
  • Moore, Henson Speaker
  • Breaux, John Speaker


This segment from the October 24, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Baton Rouge Mayor Pat Screen testifying before the Board of Election Supervisors on his concerns about the Republican Party’s attempt to purge the voter rolls prior to the September 27th primary election; highlights of the LPB debate between the two candidates in the 1986 United States Senate run-off election, Congressman Henson Moore and Congressman John Breaux; and some state agencies deciding to move to a four-day workweek due to budget cuts.