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Headlines – January 18, 2013

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-01-18

Duration: 00:04:34

Subjects: Nagin, Ray, 1956- | School safety and security | Gun Control | CenturyLink

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • White, John Speaker
  • Landry, Terry Speaker
  • Phares, Greg Interviewee
  • Rove, Karl Speaker

Description

This segment from the January 18, 2013, 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 indictment of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on bribery and fraud charges; State Superintendent of Education John White and State Representative Terry Landry discussing school safety during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing; an interview with Greg Phares, a firearms instructor, on possible gun control measures; Republican strategist Karl Rove addressing a meeting of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI); CenturyLink announcing its plans to expand their headquarters in Monroe; and a list of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observances around the state.