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Vietnam Veteran Dave Roever (1987)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Walker, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-03-06

Duration: 00:08:06

Subjects: Roever, Dave | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Military | Veterans


  • Hinton, Rob Host
  • Roedts, Lynda Reporter
  • Roever, Dave Speaker


This segment from the March 6, 1987, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Lynda Roedts’ profile of Vietnam veteran Dave Roever. It includes highlights of the speech he gave to students at Walker High School, where he discusses his experience in the Vietnam War, the grenade explosion that severely burned his body, returning home, and his anti-drug message. Host: Rob Hinton