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Buddy Roemer

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-07-08

Duration: 00:14:04

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | Politics | Louisiana Governors

Contributors:

  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • McCain, John Interviewee
  • Sanderson, Len Interviewee
  • Templet, Paul Interviewee
  • Roemer, Chas Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2010 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Buddy Roemer accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Roemer, a native of Shreveport, served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981-1988 and as the Governor of Louisiana from 1988-1992. The profile includes interviews with: United States Senator John McCain; Len Sanderson, a friend and political advisor; Dr. Paul Templet, the former Secretary of the Department of Environmental Quality; and Chas Roemer, his son. Host: Beth Courtney