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Year in Review (1988)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1988-12-23

Duration: 00:27:50

Subjects: Roemer, Buddy | SWAGGART, JIMMY | Republican Party (La.)


  • Lormand, Ken Host
  • Sockman, Roger Reporter
  • Payne, Jerry Interviewee
  • Roemer, Charles, II Interviewee
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Long, Huey Speaker
  • Carleton, Mark Interviewee
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee
  • Swaggart, Jimmy Speaker
  • Swaggart, W.L. Interviewee
  • Nungesser, Billy Interviewee
  • Hardy, Paul Interviewee
  • Brown, Andrew Interviewee
  • Estevez, Carlos Interviewee
  • Ryan, Tim Interviewee
  • Baltazar, Ricky Interviewee
  • Lee, Dave Interviewee
  • Baker, Richard Speaker
  • Lehrer, Jim Interviewee
  • Hunter, Clementine Speaker
  • Maravich, Pete Speaker
  • Roemer, Buddy Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from December 23, 1988, features Ken Lormand and Roger Sockman reporting on the year’s biggest stories. These stories include: the inauguration of Buddy Roemer; the Jimmy Swaggart scandal; the Republican National Convention in New Orleans; and the deaths of artist Clementine Hunter and former LSU basketball player Pete Maravich. It also includes an interview with Governor Roemer, who shares his hopes for 1989.