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Dr. Donald Andrews Interview (Nov. 2008)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2008-11-21

Duration: 00:03:40

Subjects: Andrews, Donald | GENERAL MOTORS PLANT | Automobile industry and trade | Consumer confidence | Economic forecasting | General Motors Corporation | Ford Motor Company | Chrysler Group LLC | Economy


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Andrews, Donald Interviewee


This segment from the November 21, 2008, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features an in-studio interview with Dr. Donald Andrews, the Dean of the Business School at Southern University in Baton Rouge. Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford talk to Dr. Andrews about the Big 3 automakers, General Motors, Ford and Chrysler, asking Congress for a $25 billion bail-out, the economic impact of the lack of consumer confidence in the automobile industry, and the potential impact of a shut-down of the General Motors Plant in Shreveport.