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Hospital Construction Boom, Part 2 (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-07-23

Duration: 00:07:51

Subjects: Health Care | Economy | Hospitals | Construction projects


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Bankston, Larry Interviewee
  • Romero, Vicki Interviewee
  • Stewart, Luther Interviewee


This segment from the July 16, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features the second part of Arcie Chapa’s report on the hospital construction boom. Her report focuses on the controversial bid to move the Earl K. Long Medical Center, Baton Rouge’s Charity Hospital, to a new Mid-City location next to the Baton Rouge General. She interviews: State Senator Larry Bankston; Vicki Romero, president of Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge; and Dr. Luther Stewart, Baton Rouge physician. Host: Robert Collins