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Headlines - February 19, 1988

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-02-19

Duration: 00:07:33

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | PARDONS


  • Zewe, Charles Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee
  • Powell, Bob Interviewee


This segment from the February 19, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: Governor Edwin Edwards discussing his approval of more than 100 pardons; an interview with Governor-Elect Buddy Roemer on his concerns about the pardon review process; an interview with Monroe Mayor Bob Powell on their federal grant to help the homeless population; and highlights of Governor Edwards’ final press conference of his third term. Host: Charles Zewe