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Furniture-Making Industry (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-01-03

Duration: 00:08:17

Subjects: Forest products industry | Furniture | Economy


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Wilde, Terry Interviewee
  • Chance, Paul Interviewee
  • Burchfield, Keith Interviewee


This segment from the January 3, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the challenges facing the furniture-making industry in Louisiana. Duhe reports that Mississippi is the second highest producer of furniture in the United States. He interviews: Terry Wilde, a furniture maker in Ponchatoula; Paul Chance of the Furniture Industry Association; and Keith Burchfield, wood mill operator. Host: Robert Collins