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Mike Manning Interview (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-08-19

Duration: 00:05:10

Subjects: Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank | Hunger | Poverty | Obesity in children


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Manning, Mike Interviewee


This segment from the August 19, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Mike Manning, the president and CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. He discusses: hunger and poverty in Louisiana; the high number of food insecure children in the state; the growing number of senior citizens who need food assistance; the upcoming Hunger Action Month in September; how people can help; the food bank serving 11,000 people a day; and the fight against childhood obesity.