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New South Triangle (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-04-08

Duration: 00:15:33

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | Clinton, Bill, 1946-


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Carleton, Mark Interviewee
  • Mabus, Ray Interviewee
  • Clinton, Bill Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee


This segment from the April 8, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand’s report on the New South Triangle of Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, three states under the leadership of young, Ivy League-educated governors looking to reform their states in the areas of education, the economy, and their state’s images. He interviews: Dr. Mark Carleton, a history professor at LSU; Mississippi Governor Ray Mabus; Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton; and Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer.