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Rally for Economic Survival in Lafayette

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-23

Duration: 00:08:05

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | RALLIES | Offshore oil well drilling | Oil industry workers | OIL INDUSTRY | GAS INDUSTRY | Economy | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Angelle, Scott | Nungesser, Billy, 1959-

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Angelle, Scott Speaker
  • Bowers, Louise Interviewee
  • Hopkins, Wanda Interviewee
  • Kershaw, Sammy Performer
  • Senegal, Wallace Interviewee
  • Evans, Porsha Interviewee
  • Nungesser, Billy Speaker
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Hofmeister, John Speaker
  • Randolph, Charlotte Speaker

Description

This segment from the July 23, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the Rally for Economic Survival at the Cajundome in Lafayette. It includes highlights of speeches by Lieutenant Governor Scott Angelle, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser, Governor Bobby Jindal, John Hofmeister of Citizens for Affordable Energy, and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph against the Obama Administration’s six-month moratorium on deep water offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. Whinham also interviews rally attendees Louise Bowers and Wanda Hopkins and rally protestors Wallace Senegal and Porsha Evans. Host: Charlie Whinham