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Energy / Louisiana High School Program #252017

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 15, 1977
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(Studio) Carter proposal for energy department expected to get final Senator approval this week Energy is subject of talk in HS, too, in at least 1 state.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Scottlandville, LA) University of New Orleans physics professor Alan Johnson crosses Louisiana giving 1-man energy shows to high school audiences. [JOHNSON - doesn't believe students want to be shown charts, etc.; tries to get their attention and interest them in science, with entertainment.] Some demonstrations described. [JOHNSON - talks of students' interest in pollution cleanup.] (Demonstration, with 2 students, shown.) [JOHNSON - emphasizes positive aspects of energy.] [BOY - learned to turn off lights.] [2nd BOY - thinks presentation educational.] Utility companies to underwrite such programs in 8 other states next year
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Dean, Morton;
Hall, Bruce

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