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Headlines - September 9, 2011

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-09-09

Duration: 00:09:49

Subjects: Elections, 2011 | Politics | QUALIFYING | Jindal, Bobby, 1971- | DARDENNE, JAY | Nungesser, Billy, 1959- | SCHEDLER, TOM | Tucker, Jim | Louisiana. National Guard | Droughts | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 | Bussie, Victor V., 1919-2011


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Nungesser, Billy Speaker
  • Schedler, Tom Speaker
  • Tucker, Jim Speaker
  • Furr, Troy Interviewee
  • Porter, Eric Interviewee
  • Bussie, Victor Speaker
  • Weill, Gus Speaker


This segment from the September 9, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Bobby Jindal qualifying for the 2011 gubernatorial election; Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser discussing their candidacy for Lieutenant Governor; Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Speaker of the House Jim Tucker discussing their candidacy for Secretary of State; the Louisiana National Guard helping to contain the brush fires in Caddo Parish due to the drought conditions; interviews with two Louisiana citizens, Troy Furr and Eric Porter, reflecting the on the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attacks; and the death of Victor Bussie, the former president of the Louisiana AFL-CIO, at age 92.