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Louisiana's Role in the 1992 Presidential Election

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-10-30

Duration: 00:05:54

Subjects: Elections, 1992 | United States presidential election, 1992 | Politics | Bush, George, 1924- | Clinton, Bill, 1946-


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Miranda, Chris Photographer
  • Howell, Susan Interviewee
  • Maginnis, John Interviewee
  • Bush, George Speaker
  • Parent, Wayne Interviewee


This segment from the October 30, 1992, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s report on Louisiana’s role as a key toss-up state in the 1992 presidential election between President George Bush and Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. She interviews: Susan Howell, a pollster at the University of New Orleans (UNO); John Maginnis of the Louisiana Political Review; Wayne Parent, a political science at Louisiana State University (LSU); and voters on the streets in New Orleans. This report also includes highlights from President Bush’s recent campaign stop in Lafayette.