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Former Governor Buddy Roemer (2009)

The Press Club



Genre: News, Public Affairs, Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-12-07

Duration: 00:27:38

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Roemer, Buddy | Economy | Debts, Public | United States. Banking Act of 1933


  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker


A speech by former Governor Buddy Roemer before the Baton Rouge Press Club on December 7, 2009. He discusses: the possible negative consequences of deep national debt, the expansion of government spending, and the resulting slow growth of our national and state economies; the elimination of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1998; and the issues Louisiana needs to address in order to improve its economy.