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Reporters Bob Courtney & John Hill (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-01-20

Duration: 00:21:44

Subjects: Journalists | Roemer, Buddy | Bush, George, 1924-


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Courtney, Bob Interviewee
  • Hill, John Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker


This segment from the January 20, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Ken Lormand’s in-studio interview with reporters Bob Courtney of WBRZ-TV and John Hill of the Gannett News Service. They discuss: Governor Buddy Roemer’s first ten months in office; Governor Roemer’s recent statewide address on LPB; his proposal to increase the gas tax to fund road improvements; fiscal reform; the potential impact of President George Bush’s administration on Louisiana; and their projections for 1989.