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Headlines – October 3, 2014

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-10-03

Duration: 00:04:08

Subjects: Ebola virus disease | Greenstein, Bruce | Louisiana Association of Educators | Charter schools | Alexander, F. King (Fieldon King) | Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 | Louisiana State Museum


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Meaux, Debbie Speaker
  • Alexander, F. King Interviewee
  • Hammett, Dawn Interviewee


This segment from the October 3, 2014, 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: Louisiana hospitals preparing for the Ebola virus; former Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce Greenstein turning himself into law enforcement following his indictment on nine counts of perjury; Debbie Meaux, the president of the Louisiana Association of Educators (LAE), discussing LAE’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the $60 million in public school funding being used in 33 charter schools; an interview with Dr. F. King Alexander, the president and chancellor of Louisiana State University (LSU), discussing the flaws in the national college rankings; and an interview with Dawn Hammett, the director of curatorial services at the Capitol Park Museum in Baton Rouge, on the arrival of Napoleon’s Death Mask.