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Arts Funding Cuts (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-07-02

Duration: 00:05:45

Subjects: Arts | STATE BUDGET


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Powers, Everett Interviewee
  • Hobdy, Gerri Interviewee


This segment from the July 2, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the lack of funding for arts programs in the 1993-1994 state budget. Chapa reports that Louisiana is currently the only state not providing government support for the arts. She interviews Everett Powers of the Baton Rouge Arts Council and Gerri Hobdy of the Louisiana Division of the Arts. Host: Robert Collins