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Series
Louisiana: The State We're In
Episode Number
279
Episode
East Baton Rouge Parish Teachers' Strike
Contributing Organization
Louisiana Public Broadcasting (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/17-97xktqjf
LPB
LSWI-279
Description
This episode of the series "Louisiana: The State We're In" from March 23, 1979, features an in-depth report on the strike by teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish, including: interviews with the leaders of both sides, Lennie Penn, the spokesperson for the teachers, and Clyde Lindsey, the Superintendent of Education for the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board; the issue of collective bargaining and whether the teachers are considered part of a union; and the nationwide movement towards "teachers' rights." This episode also includes a repeat showing of a report on the growth of public employee unions in Louisiana.
Louisiana: The State We're In is a magazine featuring segments on local Louisiana news and current events.
Broadcast
1979-03-23
Asset type
Episode
Genres
News
Magazine
Topics
Education
News
Employment
Creator
Louisiana Public Broadcasting, Production Unit
Publisher
Louisiana Educational Television Authority, Copyright Holder
Rights
No copyright statement in content.
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:30:00
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Citation
Chicago: “Louisiana: The State We're In; 279; East Baton Rouge Parish Teachers' Strike,” 1979-03-23, Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 20, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-97xktqjf.
MLA: “Louisiana: The State We're In; 279; East Baton Rouge Parish Teachers' Strike.” 1979-03-23. Louisiana Public Broadcasting, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 20, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_17-97xktqjf>.
APA: Louisiana: The State We're In; 279; East Baton Rouge Parish Teachers' Strike. 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_17-97xktqjf