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Headlines - November 7, 1986

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-11-07

Duration: 00:03:32

Subjects: United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1986 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1986 | Politics | Elections, 1986 | STATE BUDGET


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Breaux, John Speaker
  • Moore, Henson Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the November 7, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton and Lynda Roedts reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Congressman John Breaux defeating Congressman Henson Moore in the 1986 United States Senate election; Jimmy Hayes winning the election for Louisiana’s 7th Congressional District; Clyde Holloway winning the election for Louisiana’s 8th Congressional District; Governor Edwin Edwards discussing the state budget deficit; and a federal grand jury finding State Representative Harry “Soup” Kember guilty on six counts of defrauding the state.