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Headlines - March 18, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-03-18

Duration: 00:02:39

Subjects: Headlines | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | Southern University in New Orleans | UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS | Public opinion polls | GENERAL MOTORS PLANT

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Jindal, Bobby Speaker
  • Goidel, Kirby Speaker

Description

This segment from the March 18, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Bobby Jindal discussing his support of the merger between the University of New Orleans and Southern University in New Orleans; Kirby Goidel of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab speaking at the Baton Rouge Press Club about the results of the 2011 Louisiana Survey; and officials at the General Motors Plant in Shreveport announcing a temporary shutdown of operations due to a shortage of parts from Japan following the country’s massive earthquake.