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New Orleans Casino Lawsuit (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-06-25

Duration: 00:12:28

Subjects: CASINOS | Gambling | Louisiana. Supreme Court


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Schmidt, Doug Speaker
  • Alltmont, Jack Speaker
  • Forgotston, C.B. Interviewee
  • Hardin, Ed Interviewee
  • Butler, Peter Speaker


This segment from the June 25, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on a hearing at the Louisiana State Supreme Court for a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the New Orleans casino. His report includes oral arguments by: Doug Schmidt, attorney for the plaintiffs; Jack Alltmont, attorney for the plaintiffs; and Peter Butler, attorney for the casino. Duhe also interviews C.B. Forgotston, spokesman for the plaintiffs, and Ed Hardin, attorney. Host: Robert Collins