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Big Buddy Program (1985)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1985-01-27

Duration: 00:05:40

Subjects: Big Buddy Program (Baton Rouge, La.) | Mentoring


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Geiser, James Interviewee
  • Chamberlain, Michelle Interviewee
  • McGee, Tomeka Interviewee
  • Williams, Bertrell Interviewee
  • Williams, Tshombe Interviewee
  • Tillotson, Gerald Interviewee


This segment from the January 27, 1985, episode of the series “Folks” features Rob Hinton’s profile of Big Buddy, a youth mentoring program in Baton Rouge. Hinton interviews: James Geiser of the Big Buddy Program; Michelle Chamberlain, a Big Buddy volunteer; and Tomeka McGee, Bertrell Williams, Tshombe Williams, and Gerald Tillotson, four of the little buddy participants.