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Headlines - October 7, 2005

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-10-07

Duration: 00:03:11

Subjects: Headlines | Hurricane Katrina, 2005 | Public shelters | Baton Rouge River Center | Clinton, Bill, 1946- | Blanco, Kathleen Babineaux, 1942- | New Orleans Police Department | LOOTING


  • Ekings, Robyn Host
  • Duplessis, Nora Speaker
  • Clinton, Bill Speaker
  • Blanco, Kathleen Speaker


This segment from the October 7, 2005, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Robyn Ekings reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the announcement of lay-offs by the City of New Orleans and the Archdiocese of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina; former President Bill Clinton visiting Hurricane Katrina evacuees at the Baton Rouge River Center and holding a town hall meeting with Governor Kathleen Blanco to hear their concerns; and acting New Orleans Police Superintendent Warren Riley announcing an investigation of forty police officers accused of looting cars from a Cadillac dealership following Hurricane Katrina.