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Headlines - November 14, 1986

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-11-14

Duration: 00:03:34



  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Lamonica, Ray Speaker


This segment from the November 14, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Edwin Edwards announcing his plan to call the Legislature into a special session on December 4th; Governor Edwards restoring the cuts to the Medicaid program, Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and the Office of Mental Health; an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury indicting Howard Marsellus, the suspended chairman of the pardon board, on ten additional charges in an alleged bribery scheme; United States Attorney Ray Lamonica announcing the indictment of William Huls, the former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, on fifteen counts of conspiracy and public bribery; and United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston withdrawing from the election for Senate majority leader.