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10:28 am
Mon December 30, 2013

MONDAY: Latest Duck Dynasty Developments, Author Ben Bradlee Jr, Gene Sands

Originally published on Tue December 31, 2013 5:16 am

Author Ben Bradlee Jr. joins Jim to talk about his latest book "The Kid: Immortal Life of Ted Williams".

Jim discusses the lifted suspension of Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty.

LSU Former Public Relations Director Gene Sands talks with Jim about his connection to Walt Disney and his years at LSU.


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11:12 am
Fri December 27, 2013

FRIDAY: EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 10:57 am

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore joins the show to discuss Change for the Better, the BRAVE program, and what is expected of EBR in 2014.


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10:24 am
Thu December 26, 2013

THURSDAY: Author/Professor J. Michael Lennon, Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:01 am

Jim takes a look back at an interview with Professor J. Michael Lennon about his book Norman Mailer: A Double Life.

Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council for South Asia Center Barbara Slavin joins the show.


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5:57 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

MONDAY: Gay Activist John Dennison and Rev. Gene Mills on The Duck Dynasty Drama

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:09 am

Jim talks with former Monroe TV newsman John Dennison of the Forum For Equality and the President of the Louisiana Family Forum Rev. Gene Mills.  They discuss the lingering controversy over Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson's outspoken opinion on gays, as published in GQ Magazine.


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9:07 am
Fri December 20, 2013

FRIDAY: The Duck Dynasty Drama, Remembering Jules D'Hemecourt

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:12 am

Jim discusses the controversy over "Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson's remarks about LGBT people, during a recent GQ Magazine interview and the A&E network's decision to suspend him from the show.

Jim takes some time to remember the late Jules D'Hemecourt, also known as Tee Jules, a remarkable journalist and the artist behind the ever-popular, "Cajun 12 Days of Christmas".


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11:56 am
Wed December 18, 2013

THURSDAY: LSU Professor Kirby Goidel

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:14 am

LSU Professor Kirby Goidel discusses his book, "America's Failing Experiment: How We The People Have Become the Problem".

 

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9:29 am
Tue December 17, 2013

WEDNESDAY: An Encore of Jim's Show From June 14, 2013

Originally published on Wed December 18, 2013 12:04 pm

As Jim takes a Holiday vacation day, we present this encore performance from June 14, 2013:

Film producer John Hardy discusses his collaboration with Steven Soderbergh on the ground-breaking film "Sex, Lies & Videotape"; made 25 years ago.

Former Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln, who is now with the It's My Business Coalition.

From the Historic New Orleans Collection, Dr. Erin Greenwald PhD talks about the  remarkable discovery of a manuscript that unveils life in New Orleans in the 18th century. It's all in the new book, "A Company Man"

Author Nathan Tan on his new book, "The Forgetful Gentleman".

 

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9:28 am
Mon December 16, 2013

TUESDAY: Authors Dean Koontz, Jennifer Hannin, Giles Slade, Linda R. McRobbie

Originally published on Tue December 17, 2013 9:23 am

Author Jennifer Hannin talks about two of her works, "Becoming Jewish" and "When You Can't Get Pregnant"

Giles Slade discusses his book, "American Exodus: Climate Change and the Coming Flight for Survival"

Bestselling novelist Dean Koontz talks with Jim about his latest blockbuster, "Innocence"

Author and freelance journalist Linda Rodriguez McRobbie on her work "Princesses Behaving Badly"

 

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9:18 am
Mon December 16, 2013

MONDAY: Author Elizabeth Partridge, Visit BR's Paul Arrigo, Author Max Collins

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:16 am

Author Elizabeth Partridge discusses her book "Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange", about the famous photographer of real life people.

Paul Arrigo, with Visit BR talks about recent and coming events in the Capital City.

Author Max Collins on his latest work, "Ask Not..." a novel about the Kennedy Assassination.


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11:03 am
Fri December 13, 2013

FRIDAY: Attorney Lewis Unglesby

Jim talks with attorney Lewis Unglesby about gun rights, on the 1st anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in Newtown, Connecticut.


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