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3:54 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

MONDAY: Manship Hall of Fame Inductee Jay Perkins

Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 10:42 am

Professor Jay Perkins, who is about to be inducted into the LSU Manship School of Communications Hall of Fame talks with Jim about his start at LSU.


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9:31 am
Fri October 18, 2013

FRIDAY: The Budget/Debt Ceiling Showdown, Knight Found. President Alberto Ibarguen

Originally published on Fri October 18, 2013 3:07 pm

Knight Foundation President on CEO Alberto Ibarguen, former Miami Herald publisher, on the state of journalism in America.

Jim recaps the federal budget & debt ceiling showdown in Congress, the government shutdown and who were the winners and losers. Activist Faye Williams and Political Consultant Clay Young joins Jim in the discussion.


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9:02 am
Thu October 17, 2013

THURSDAY: Columnist Smiley Anders, Economist Dr. Loren Scott

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 10:25 am

A visit with longtime Advocate reporter and columnist Smiley Anders

LSU Economist Dr. Loren Scott talks about the end of the federal government shutdown and his annual economic forecast for Louisiana.

 

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11:48 am
Tue October 15, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Dean Jerry Ceppos of LSU's Manship School, BR Symphony Orchestra Maestro Tim Muffitt

Dean Jerry Ceppos

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 9:45 am

Jerry Ceppos, Dean of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications, talks about ceremonies marking 100 years of journalism education at the Old War Skule.

Baton Rouge Symphony conductor Tim Muffitt discusses upcoming symphony performances and events.


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9:11 am
Tue October 15, 2013

TUESDAY: La Budget Project's Jan Moller, Former Congressman Jeff Landry

Jan Moller, Director of the Louisiana Budget Project

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 11:16 am

Jan Moller, with the Louisiana Budget Project, talks about the federal government shutdown and state budget matters as well.

Former District 3 Congressman Jeff Landry (R) discusses the federal budget/debt impasse and a beef he has with Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.


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11:20 am
Mon October 14, 2013

MONDAY: Sen. Mary Landrieu, Tiger Rag Editors Cody Worsham, Luke Johnson

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 9:03 am

Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham and Assistant Tiger Rag Editor Luke Johnson talks with Jim about LSU's victory over Florida.

Sen. Mary Landrieu joins Jim to discuss the latest with the Government Shutdown. 


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1:51 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

FRIDAY: Conspiracy Theorist Jesse Ventura, Actor & BR Native John Mese

Jesse Ventura

Originally published on Fri October 11, 2013 10:05 am

Former Minnesota Governor, professional wrestler and actor Jesse Ventura discusses the federal government shutdown fiasco and his new book, "They Killed Our President", about the 1963 assassination of John F. Kennedy.

Actor John Mese, who grew up in Baton Rouge and attended LSU, talks about his new film, "The King of Herring".


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11:43 am
Wed October 9, 2013

THURSDAY: Former Congressman Charlie Melancon, Louisiana Stand for Children

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 10:13 am

Jim talks with former Louisiana Congressman Charlie Melancon, who lost a challenge for David Vitter's U.S. Senate seat in 2010. Melancon discusses the federal government shutdown, the debt ceiling crisis and partisan gridlock in Washington DC

Jim discusses the virtues and flaws of the new Common Core State Standard learning benchmarks for kids in public schools with representatives of Stand For Children Louisiana.


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11:32 am
Tue October 8, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, Nicholls State Pres. Bruce Murphy

Foster Campbell

Originally published on Thu October 10, 2013 10:04 am

Public Service Commission member Foster Campbell discusses intrigues on he levee board for southeastern Louisiana and other political matters.

A visit with new Nicholls State University President Bruce Murphy.


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2:44 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

TUESDAY: Former Louisiana Governor Buddy Roemer

Originally published on Tue October 8, 2013 10:09 am

Jim chats with former Governor Charles "Buddy" Roemer about all things political; both state and national.

 

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