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Headlines - February 24, 2012

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-02-24

Duration: 00:06:01

Subjects: BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 | Roemer, Buddy | Moonbot Studios | Louisiana Public Broadcasting

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Joyce, William Interviewee
  • Oldenburg, Brandon Interviewee
  • Day, John Interviewee
  • Boesch, Donald Interviewee

Description

This segment from the February 24, 2012, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford reporting on the week’s headlines. These stories include: the upcoming start of the BP Oil Spill trial in New Orleans; former Governor Buddy Roemer, a 2012 presidential candidate, moving from the Republican Party to the Reform Party; Moonbot Studios founders and Oscar nominees William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg appearing on ABC’s “Good Morning America”; and the Louisiana Wildlife Federation awarding LPB with their Governor’s Award for the documentary “Turning the Tide.”