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The Big Picture, Part 3 (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-01-22

Duration: 00:10:24

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | STATE BUDGET | College integration


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee
  • Guste, William Speaker
  • Rombach, John Interviewee
  • Cosper, Sammy Interviewee
  • Killebrew, Gerard Interviewee
  • Clausen, Sally Interviewee
  • Koury, Connie Interviewee


This segment from the January 22, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on a federal judge ordering the State of Louisiana to consolidate the four higher education governing boards as a part of the college desegregation case. He reports that the consolidation will not save the state any money in the state budget. He interviews: Governor Edwin Edwards; John Rombach of the Legislative Fiscal Office; Sammy Cosper of the Board of Regents; Gerard Killebrew, academic affairs at the Board of Regents; Sally Clausen, the Governor’s education advisor; and Connie Koury, the Governor’s special counsel. This report is a part of a series called, “The Big Picture.” Host: Robert Collins