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Gov. Mike Foster - September 12, 2001

Louisiana Gubernatorial Addresses



Genre: News conference

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2001-09-12

Duration: 00:18:50

Subjects: Foster, Mike, Jr., 1930- | September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 | Emergency management | Louisiana. Office of State Police | Gasoline supply | Gasoline prices


  • Henderson, Byron Host
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • Landry, Terry Speaker
  • Porter, Jim Speaker
  • Norman, Laura Speaker


Byron Henderson hosts coverage of Governor Mike Foster’s press conference at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge on September 12, 2001, the day after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Governor Foster addresses his personal reaction to learning about the terrorist attacks, the state’s emergency response, and reports of price gouging on gasoline. Colonel Terry Landry of the Louisiana State Police also addresses the state’s emergency response, including the heightened security at several locations throughout the state. Lastly, Jim Porter of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association and Laura Norman of the Louisiana Oil Marketers and Convenience Store Association discuss the state’s gasoline supply and reports of price gouging.