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Headlines - November 21, 1986

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1986-11-21

Duration: 00:02:42

Subjects: Elections, 1987 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1987 | Long, Russell B., 1918-2003


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Long, Russell Speaker


This segment from the November 21, 1986, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: United States Senator Russell Long announcing his decision not to run for governor in 1987; Congressman Billy Tauzin announcing his candidacy in the 1987 gubernatorial election; Governor Edwin Edwards issuing an official call for a special session of the Louisiana Legislature on December 4th; and a state judge ruling that a law authorizing early retirement for state employees is unconstitutional.