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Gov. Buddy Roemer Interview (July 1990)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1990-07-20

Duration: 00:26:57

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | Politics | Government | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1990


  • Nachman, Karen Host
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from July 20, 1990, features Karen Nachman’s interview with Governor Buddy Roemer. He discusses: his overall view of the 1990 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature; his relationship with state legislators; the state budget; higher education; K-12 education; abortion; the record labeling bill for music with obscene lyrics; the lottery; the possibility of another special session on tax reform; his plans to run for reelection; and his upcoming work on economic development.