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Gov. Roemer Budget Cuts, Part 2 (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-04-08

Duration: 00:09:36



  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee
  • Flores, Marlin Interviewee
  • Walden, Rupert Interviewee
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Lynch, Bill Speaker


This segment from the April 8, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on the second round of Governor Buddy Roemer’s state budget cuts, totaling $39 million. His report also touches on the meetings of the State Bond Commission and the Louisiana Recovery District, as well as highlights of Roemer’s newly appointed Inspector General Bill Lynch speaking to the Baton Rouge Press Club. Sockman interviews: Governor Buddy Roemer; Colonel Marlin Flore, the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police; Rupert Walden, an employee at Villa Feliciana; State Treasurer Mary Landrieu; and State Senator B.B. “Sixty” Rayburn. Host: Ken Lormand