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Best of Louisiana Public Square (2007)

Louisiana Public Square



Genre: Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2007-12-26

Duration: 00:56:17

Subjects: Iraq War, 2003-2011 | Capital Punishment | Filmed panel discussions | Climate change | Government accountability


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Freeman, Craig Host
  • Godoy, Al Producer
  • Downer, Hunt Interviewee
  • Richardson, Jim Interviewee
  • Charchian, Dan Interviewee
  • Stonecipher, Elliott Interviewee
  • Campbell, Charles Interviewee
  • Champlin, Danny Interviewee
  • McCrary, Michelle Interviewee
  • Adams, Scott Panelist
  • Johnson, Roxann Panelist
  • Prime. John Panelist
  • Barker, Phillip Panelist
  • Adderly, Rosanne Interviewee
  • Boren, Jim Interviewee
  • Sinquefield, John Interviewee
  • Colomb, Sterling Interviewee
  • Land, Kenneth Interviewee
  • Cain, Burl Interviewee
  • DeGravelles, Charles Panelist
  • Clayton, Tony Panelist
  • Bourke, Richard Panelist
  • Boudreaux, Bernie Panelist
  • Burkett, Virginia Interviewee
  • McPherson, Joe Interviewee
  • Borne, Dan Interviewee
  • Wascom, Kathy Interviewee
  • Roberie, Chris Interviewee
  • Reith, Charles Panelist
  • Gautreaux, Karen Panelist
  • Keim, Barry Panelist
  • Scram, Kelsey Interviewee
  • Hampton, Jewel Interviewee
  • Bacher, Renee Interviewee
  • Dardenne, Jay Interviewee
  • Olivier, Michael Interviewee
  • Procopio, Steven Interviewee
  • Goodman, John Interviewee
  • Simmons, Stacey Interviewee
  • Chynoweth, Anne Interviewee
  • McConnell, Sherri Panelist
  • Moret, Stephen Panelist
  • Morse, Chuck Panelist
  • Raggio, Randle Panelist


This episode of the series “Louisiana Public Square” from December 26, 2007, features a look back at some of the show’s memorable moments from the 2007 season. The topics include: a discussion on the war in Iraq (“War in Iraq: Louisiana’s Perspective”); capital punishment and its use in Louisiana’s justice system (“Capital Punishment in Louisiana”); the ecological and economic effects of climate change on Louisiana (“Climate Change and Louisiana: The Heat is On”); and improving Louisiana’s image (“Louisiana’s Image”). This program was preserved through a 2022-2023 Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship. Hosts: Beth Courtney and Craig Freeman