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COVID-19: CABL & PAR (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-24

Duration: 00:01:52

Subjects: Public health | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Economy | COUNCIL FOR A BETTER LOUISIANA | Public health


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Erwin, Barry Interviewee
  • Scott, Robert Travis Interviewee


This segment from the July 24, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the work of two Louisiana government watchdogs during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He interviews Barry Erwin, the president of the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL), who discusses their efforts to encourage people to wear masks in order to keep the economy open. Moreau also interviews Robert Travis Scott of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR), who discusses their work in keeping COVID-19 statistics.