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Headlines - April 1, 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: 2011-04-01

Duration: 00:03:02

Subjects: Headlines | BOLLINGER, DONALD "BOYSIE" | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | City Year (Service corps)

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Bollinger, Donald Speaker
  • Martin, Michael Speaker

Description

This segment from the April 1, 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: an update on the status of the redistricting plans at the Special Session of the Louisiana Legislature; Donald “Boysie” Bollinger, the CEO of Bollinger Shipyards, speaking at the Baton Rouge Rotary Club about the impact of the Obama Administration’s moratorium on offshore drilling on the shipping industry; LSU Chancellor Michael Martin discussing the historic partnership between LSU and City Year; and the death of Richard Leacock, the cinematographer on the 1948 film “Louisiana Story.”