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GOP Convention Preparations (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-07-29

Duration: 00:03:21

Subjects: 1988 Republican National Convention | Economy


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Ryan, Tim Interviewee
  • Barthelemy, Sidney Interviewee
  • Waganer, Bryan Interviewee


This segment from the July 29, 1988, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Roger Sockman’s report on the city of New Orleans’ preparations for the Republican National Convention in August. His report touches on the potential economic impact of the convention. He interviews: Dr. Tim Ryan, an economist at the University of New Orleans (UNO); New Orleans Mayor Sidney Barthelemy; and Bryan Waganer, co-chairman of the host committee. Host: Ken Lormand