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Headlines - April 3, 1987

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-04-03

Duration: 00:03:15

Subjects: Baker, Richard H.


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Baker, Richard Speaker


This segment from the April 3, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Rob Hinton reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Congressman Richard Baker speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about his opposition to the national highway bill and the Congressional pay raises; Secretary Martha Madden of the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality asking for $31 million to operate DEQ; an update on Governor Edwin Edwards’ trade mission to Japan; and the opening of a new mental health facility for Cuban refugees at the Oakdale Detention Center.