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Headlines - November 2, 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: 2012-11-02

Duration: 00:03:49

Subjects: Elections, 2012 | Early voting | Voter turnout | Louisiana State University System | Health Care | Hospitals | Reilly, Kevin, Sr., 1928-2012

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • King, George Interviewee
  • Breslin, Dave Interviewee
  • Brooks, April Interviewee
  • Opelka, Frank Interviewee
  • Reilly, Kevin, Sr. Speaker

Description

This segment from the November 2, 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: the Secretary of State’s Office reporting that 340,000 Louisianans voted during the early voting period; interviews with George King, Dave Breslin, and April Brooks, early voters at the Louisiana State Archives in Baton Rouge; an interview with Dr. Frank Opelka, the Executive Vice President for Health Care with the LSU System, on the restructuring of the LSU hospital system; and the death of Kevin Reilly, Sr., a former state legislator, businessman, and philanthropist, at age 84.