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7th Congressional District Race (1992)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1992-10-02

Duration: 00:05:52

Subjects: Politics | Elections, 1992 | United States House of Representatives elections in Louisiana, 1992 | Hayes, James A. (James Allison), 1946-


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Normand, Keith Photographer
  • Hayes, Frederic Interviewee
  • Baudouin, Richard Interviewee
  • Hayes, Jimmy Interviewee
  • Riehl, Joe Interviewee
  • Wisnewski, Kathy 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 7th Congressional District election between Congressman Jimmy Hayes (D) and his estranged brother, Frederic Hayes (R). She interviews: Frederic Hayes, candidate; Richard Baudouin, editor of the Times of Acadiana; Congressman Jimmy Hayes, incumbent; Joe Riehl of Lafayette; and Kathy Wisnewski of Lafayette. Host: Robert Collins