Former Governor Buddy Roemer is this year’s special guest. He’s a Republican originally from the Shreveport area, who is now a businessman in Baton Rouge.
Roemer has run for president, vowing to fore-go corporate campaign contributions. He has also been involved in economic development, particularly banks, in other countries.
His son Chaz is now the president of the State Board of Education.
KLAX ABC 31 News 4/3/14