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Series
Louisiana: The State We're In
Episode
Angola
Contributing Organization
Louisiana Public Broadcasting (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/17-58pc94tq
LPB
LSWI-19770401A
Description
Louisiana: The State We're In is a magazine featuring segments on local Louisiana news and current events.
The first episode of the series "Louisiana: The State We're In," produced in November 1976. This episode features a segment on the history of Angola, the Louisiana State Penitentiary located in West Feliciana Parish, and a panel discussion on the prison with C. Paul Phelps, the Secretary of the Department of Corrections, Dr. Mark Thomas Carleton, the Research Director for the Public Affairs Research Council, and State Representative Bobby Freeman of Plaquemine. Angola was put under a federal court order in June 1975 in order to address the overcrowding of the prison population and the poor living conditions of the inmates. The panel discusses the response to the federal court order, the political problem of appropriating funding to prisons, the problems associated with decentralizing the prison system away from Angola, the prison employees, the farm work performed by the inmates, the issue of the
Broadcast
1976-11-00
Asset type
Episode
Genres
News
Magazine
Topics
News
Creator
Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Production Unit
Publisher
Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Copyright Holder
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:27:38
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Citation
Chicago: “Louisiana: The State We're In; Angola,” 1976-11-00, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 23, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-58pc94tq.
MLA: “Louisiana: The State We're In; Angola.” 1976-11-00. Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 23, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-58pc94tq>.
APA: Louisiana: The State We're In; Angola. Boston, MA: Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-58pc94tq