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On the Campaign Trail (1996)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1996-10-11

Duration: 00:11:22

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1996 | United States Senate election in Louisiana, 1996 | Landrieu, Mary, 1955- | Jenkins, Woody | Crime


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Duhe, Jeff Reporter
  • Foster, Mike Speaker
  • Landrieu, Mary Interviewee
  • Jenkins, Woody Interviewee


This segment from the October 11, 1996, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Jeff Duhe’s report from the campaign trail for the 1996 United States Senate election runoff between former State Treasurer Mary Landrieu and State Representative Woody Jenkins. His report includes: highlights of Landrieu and Jenkins debating Jenkins’ tax plan at a forum sponsored by the AARP in Alexandria; Governor Mike Foster discussing his endorsement of Jenkins at a meeting of the Louisiana District Attorneys Association; and his in-depth interviews with Landrieu and Jenkins on crime. Host: Robert Collins