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LSU Budget Cuts (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

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

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-11-20

Duration: 00:15:30

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | STATE BUDGET


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Eaglin, Carlos Photographer
  • Fontenot, Jodie Photographer
  • Normand, Keith Photographer
  • Davis, Bud Speaker
  • Farrar, Rick Speaker
  • Cleland, Chris Interviewee
  • Wade, Jim Interviewee
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker
  • Parent, Wayne Interviewee
  • Lalonde, Raymond Speaker
  • Ackal, Bo Speaker
  • Davis, Bud Interviewee


This segment from the November 20, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report on the proposed state budget cuts to higher education, including a 40% cut at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. His report includes: highlights of a rally of 2,000 LSU students and faculty at the State Capitol, including the Golden Band from Tigerland; LSU Chancellor Bud Davis and State Senator Jay Dardenne addressing the crowd; State Representatives Rick Farrar, Raymond Lalonde, and Bo Ackal questioning Chancellor Davis in committee; interviews with LSU students Chris Cleland and Jim Wade; highlights of a press conference with Governor Edwin Edwards; and an interview with Dr. Wayne Parent, an LSU professor. Duhe also interviews Chancellor Davis, who discusses the impact of budget cuts on the Baton Rouge campus. Host: Robert Collins