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5th Congressional District Race (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-10-02

Duration: 00:07:28

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1992 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1992 | Huckaby, Jerry | McCrery, Jim, 1949-


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Normand, Keith Photographer
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee
  • Stokes, Anne Interviewee
  • Huckaby, Jerry Interviewee
  • McCrery, Jim Interviewee
  • Thompson, Robert Interviewee


This segment from the October 2, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on the 5th Congressional District election, which includes two incumbents due to reapportionment. Her report includes highlights of a debate between the three major candidates. She also interviews: John Maginnis of the Louisiana Political Review; Anne Stokes of the Women’s Political Fund; Congressman Jerry Huckaby, candidate; Congressman Jim McCrery, candidate; and Robert Thompson, candidate. Host: Robert Collins