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Nuclear Plant Concerns, Part 1 (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Homer, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-07-17

Duration: 00:10:31

Subjects: Nuclear power plants | Energy


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Producer
  • Richardson, Erline Interviewee
  • Gordon, Howard Interviewee
  • Thompkins, Norton Interviewee
  • McKinsey, Debra Interviewee
  • Battle, Clifford Interviewee
  • Jones, Alean Interviewee
  • Johnston, J. Bennett Interviewee
  • Youngblood, Essie Interviewee
  • Smith, Pauline Interviewee
  • Mardis, Roy Interviewee


This segment from the July 17, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the growing concerns about Louisiana Energy Services’ plan to build a uranium enrichment plant in the Claiborne Parish town of Homer. Duhe reports that residents have formed a group called Citizens Against Nuclear Trash. He interviews: Erline Richardson, resident; Reverend Howard Gordon of the Homer Chamber of Commerce; Norton Thompkins, Debra McKinsey, Clifford Battle, Alean Jones, Essie Youngblood, and Pauline Smith, concerned citizens; United States Senator J. Bennett Johnston; and Roy Mardis, police juror. Host: Robert Collins