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Shreveport Journal Closure (1991)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1991-03-29

Duration: 00:02:58

Subjects: Newspapers


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Pliler, Tracy Interviewee
  • Norder, Lois Interviewee
  • Beaird, Charles Interviewee


This segment from the March 29, 1991, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the closure of the Shreveport Journal newspaper after 96 years of publication. He interviews: Tracy Pliler, copy editor; Lois Norder, city editor; and Dr. Charles Beaird, publisher. Host: Robert Collins