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Headlines – February 16, 1990

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-02-16

Duration: 00:01:40

Subjects: Nicaragua


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Alexander, Avery Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 1990, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Roemer proposing an increase in the tax on cigarettes in order to fund drug abuse programs; Reverend Avery Alexander of the Gulf Coast Tenants Organization discussing their decision to send three members to monitor the upcoming elections in Nicaragua; and the winners of the Louisiana Purchase Art Competition.