Jim Engster

Pages

NPR Story
1:23 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

THURSDAY: Demographer Elliott Stonecipher, Comedian George Wallace, Sen. Mack "Bodi" White

Originally published on Fri December 13, 2013 10:55 am

Senator Mack "Bodi" White joins Jim to discuss the petition to incorporate St. George as a city.

Demographer and political analyst Elliott Stonecipher looks at back at the year in Louisiana politics, and where we go from here.

Jim visits with the always entertaining comic, George Wallace.


Read more
NPR Story
4:41 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Author and Flood Protection Advocate John Barry, Joe Traigle

Originally published on Wed December 11, 2013 1:18 pm

Jim talks with John Barry, author of the book "Rising Tide", about the great 1927 Mississippi River Flood. John was recently dismissed from his position on a levee board that filed suit against the oil & gas industry. Now he's formed his own group to support litigation against energy companies for the damage they've done along Louisiana's coast.

Joe Traigle joins Jim to talk about the new ordinance in Shreveport "Be Fair Shreveport" that protects against discrimination based on sexual orientation.


Read more
NPR Story
5:50 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

TUESDAY: A Discussion of the Proposed City of St. George

Originally published on Tue December 10, 2013 10:20 am

Jim discusses the proposal to incorporate a new city of St. George within East Baton Rouge Parish. Republican consultant Scott Wilfong is opposed to the idea.

 

Read more
NPR Story
9:52 am
Sat December 7, 2013

MONDAY: CABL President Barry Erwin, Fairleigh Cook Jackson

Originally published on Tue December 10, 2013 10:22 am

Jim talks with Council for A Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin about the direction Louisiana is headed, and what the state can learn from its last industrial boom, as it goes into another.

Director of Museum Advancement Fairleigh Cook-Jackson stops by to talk about American poet Emily Dickinson birthday party being held tonight at the LSU Museum of Art from 6pm - 8pm.


Read more
NPR Story
11:30 am
Fri December 6, 2013

FRIDAY: Roy Fletcher, Howard Sounes, Kenn Kaufman

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:28 am

British author Howard Sounes joins Jim to talk about his latest book "27: History of the 27 Club". The book gives a detail account of six artist that died at the age of 27.

Roy Fletcher talks with Jim about the upcoming Louisiana elections in 2015 and Sen. David Vitter's possible run for Governor.

Field Editor Ken Kaufman stops by to talk about his upcoming visit to the Baton Rouge Audubon Society and discuss his popular field guides on birds.


Read more
NPR Story
11:05 am
Thu December 5, 2013

THURSDAY: Gus Weill, Timothy Muffitt, Dan Borne'

Originally published on Thu December 5, 2013 1:16 pm

Gus Weill joins Jim to talk about the latest in Louisiana politics and Sen. David Vitter's possibly entering the 2015 Governor's race.

The voice of LSU's Tiger Stadium Dan Borne' and Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Conductor Timothy Muffitt talks about their collaboration in the "Home for the Holiday" concert starting tonight at the Baton Rouge River Center. Tickets can be purchased at www.brso.org or by calling 225-383-0500.


Read more
NPR Story
2:40 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

WEDNESDAY: S.U. Baseball Coach Roger Cador, Author Patrick Robinson

Originally published on Thu December 5, 2013 1:17 pm

Southern University baseball coach Roger Cador shares the story of his youth, as the son of a sharecropper...and how he got where he is today.

Author Patrick Robinson on his book, ""Honor and Betrayal", the untold story of the Navy Seals who captured the "Butcher of Fallujah" and the shameful ordeal they later endured.


Read more
NPR Story
4:37 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

TUESDAY: Pollster Bernie Pinsonat

Originally published on Tue December 3, 2013 2:36 pm

Southern Media and Opinion Research pollster Bernie Pinsonat talks with Jim about recent poll  numbers that seem to indicate slim chances of re-election next Fall for U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu.


Read more
NPR Story
11:21 am
Mon December 2, 2013

MONDAY: Sports Writer Marty Mule, Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb

Originally published on Mon December 30, 2013 11:35 am

Veteran Sports Writer Marty Mule chats with Jim about LSU's close win over Arkansas , Alabama's lost against Auburn, and his latest book "Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports."

Sen. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb joins Jim to discuss the NGO's she supports and the comments made by State Treasurer John N. Kennedy.


Read more
NPR Story
11:30 am
Fri November 29, 2013

MONDAY: State Se. Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb, Sportswriter Marty Mule

State Senator Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb (D-Baton Rouge) talks about her feud with State Treasurer John Kennedy over taxpayer money given to non-governmental organizations attached to her husband.

Veteran sportswriter Marty Mule and Jim recap LSU's season ender against Arkansas, and the 30th anniversary of Jerry Stovall's firing as LSU's head coach.

Audio should be posted by 11 am on Monday, December 2.

Pages