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La. Council on Drugs (1989)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1989-12-01

Duration: 00:12:06

Subjects: Drugs | Drug traffic | Drug addiction


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Nachman, Karen Reporter
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Ewing, Randy Speaker
  • Flores, Marlin Speaker
  • Durant, Thomas Interviewee
  • Johnson, Raymond Interviewee
  • Booker, Eula Interviewee
  • Spencer, Darrell Interviewee
  • Cody, Wilmer Speaker
  • Smith, Eula Interviewee
  • Cyrus, Barbara Interviewee
  • Pitts, Linda Interviewee


This segment from the December 1, 1989, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen Nachman’s report on the first meeting of the Louisiana Coordinating Council on the Prevention of Drug Use and Treatment of Drug Abuse. Her report includes highlights of speeches given by Governor Buddy Roemer, State Senator Randy Ewing, Colonel Marlin Flores of the Louisiana State Police, and Dr. Wilmer Cody, State Superintendent of Education. She also interviews: Dr. Thomas Durant, LSU sociology professor; Raymond Johnson of Port Allen; Eula Booker of Baton Rouge; Darrell Spencer of Baton Rouge; Eula Smith, high school teacher; Barbara Cyrus, high school student; and Linda Pitts of Baton Rouge. Host: Robert Collins