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War on Drugs, Part 2 (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-01-30

Duration: 00:08:11

Subjects: Drugs | Drug traffic | Louisiana. Office of State Police


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Wholey, Dennis Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • McCormick, Wiley Speaker
  • Foutz, Sandra Interviewee


This segment from the January 30, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Rob Hinton’s report on the war on drugs in Louisiana. His report focuses on the efforts to combat illegal drug trafficking and a new grassroots organization called Louisiana Takes a Stand. His report includes highlights of the speeches given at a recent Louisiana Takes a Stand event by Dennis Wholey, the host of “Late Night America” on PBS, Governor Edwin Edwards, and Colonel Wiley McCormick of the Louisiana State Police. He also interviews Sandra Foutz of Louisiana Takes a Stand.