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Gov. Edwin Edwards Interview (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-06-26

Duration: 00:27:02

Subjects: Edwards, Edwin W. | Louisiana. Legislature | Louisiana Legislative Session, 1992 | Politics | Government | STATE BUDGET | Gambling


  • Duhe, Jeff Host
  • Edwards, Edwin Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from June 26, 1992, features Jeff Duhe’s in-studio interview with Governor Edwin Edwards on the conclusion of the 1992 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. He discusses: the new teacher evaluation program; the increase in funding for K-12 education; the merging of the community college and vo-tech schools in St. Bernard Parish; the state budget; the approval of a casino in New Orleans; and the upcoming constitutional convention on tax reform.