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Roemer in New Orleans (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-02-05

Duration: 00:10:02

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | STATE BUDGET


  • Zewe, Charles Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Landrieu, Mary Speaker
  • Nunez, Sammy Interviewee
  • Carroll, Roy Interviewee


This segment from the February 5, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer’s visit to New Orleans. His report includes: highlights of Roemer’s speech at the New Orleans Press Club; State Treasurer Mary Landrieu speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club about the state budget deficit; an interview with Senate President Sammy Nunez about the upcoming Senate President election; and an interview with Dr. Roy Carroll of the University of North Carolina following his meeting with the Roemer Transition Team’s higher education advisory panel. Host: Charles Zewe