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Headlines - September 14, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-14

Duration: 00:05:11

Subjects: CASSIDY, BILL | United States. Federal Emergency Management Agency | DISASTER RELIEF | HIGHER EDUCATION | Gordon, Derek E., 1954-2012 | Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Cassidy, Bill Interviewee
  • Gordon, Derek Interviewee
  • Allen, Debbie Interviewee

Description

This segment from the September 14, 2012, 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 interview with Congressman Bill Cassidy on the approval of funding for the FEMA Disaster Relief Fund; the rankings for Louisiana’s colleges and universities in “U.S. News & World Report”; and the death of Derek Gordon, the executive director of the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, at age 57.