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Gubernatorial Candidate Buddy Roemer (1995)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1995-03-31

Duration: 00:09:56

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1995 | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995 | Roemer, Buddy


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee


This segment from the March 31, 1995, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s interview with former Governor Buddy Roemer, a candidate in the 1995 gubernatorial election. He discusses: growing up on Scopena Plantation in Bossier Parish; his time at Harvard; his frustrations with Louisiana politics; the major issues facing the next governor; and the balance between principals and compromise. Host: Robert Collins