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Antique Desk Returned to State Capitol (1997)

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: 1997-02-28

Duration: 00:03:47

Subjects: Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | HISTORIC PRESERVATION


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Speer, Butch Interviewee


This segment from the February 28, 1997, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robert Collins and Jeff Duhe reporting on the return of an antique desk to the State Capitol following an LPB report on the ongoing renovations at the State Capitol. Duhe interviews Butch Speer, House clerk, who discusses his belief that the desk is the original credenza from the Governor’s Office in the 1930s.