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Edwin Edwards Charity Roast (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-07

Duration: 00:07:53

Subjects: DARDENNE, JAY | Thompson, Francis C. | Adley, Robert R. | Barham, Robert J. | Roemer, Buddy | Edwards, Edwin W. | Chennault Aviation & Military Museum


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Producer
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Photographer
  • Calloway, Nell Interviewee
  • Dardenne, Jay Speaker
  • Thompson, Francis Speaker
  • Adley, Robert Speaker
  • Barham, Robert Speaker
  • Roemer, Buddy Speaker
  • Edwards, Edwin Speaker


This segment from the February 7, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s visit to the charity roast of former Governor Edwin Edwards at the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum in Monroe. It includes highlights of the speeches given by State Senator Francis Thompson, State Senator Robert Adley, Secretary Robert Barham of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne, former Governor Buddy Roemer, and former Governor Edwards. Whinham also interviews: Nell Calloway, the director of the museum; Lieutenant Governor Dardenne; Senator Adley; Secretary Barham; and Senator Thompson. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford