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Year in Review (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-12-31

Duration: 00:28:29

Subjects: Filmed panel discussions | Journalists | Louisiana gubernatorial election, 1995 | Crime | Gambling


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Morgan, Robert Panelist
  • Shuler, Marsha Panelist
  • Maginnis, John Panelist
  • Wardlaw, Jack Panelist


This episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” from December 31, 1993, features Robert Collins leading a panel discussion looking back at the major issues of 1993. The panelists are: Robert Morgan of the Town Talk in Alexandria; Marsha Shuler of the Advocate in Baton Rouge; John Maginnis of the Louisiana Political Review; and Jack Wardlaw of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. They discuss: how the government might tackle crime in 1994; projected gambling revenues; the status of the oil and gas industry; the state budget; the Tulane Scholarship controversy; the New Orleans Mayor’s election; and the 1995 Louisiana gubernatorial election.