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Headlines - January 16, 1987

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-01-16

Duration: 00:02:36

Subjects: Louisiana. Department of Environmental Quality | Elections, 1987 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1987


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the January 16, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the appointment of Martha Madden as the new secretary of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality; Governor Edwin Edwards discussing his use of a discretionary fund for public works projects and his intention to run in the 1987 gubernatorial election; and former Secretary of State Paul Hardy announcing his candidacy in the 1987 gubernatorial election.