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3:37 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

TUESDAY: Political Insider Roger Stone, Media Matters' Bradley Beychok, Filmmaker Amy Oppenheimer

Originally published on Tue November 12, 2013 10:26 am

Jim talks with political insider Roger Stone about the assassination of John F. Kennedy and his theories on the involvement of former President Lyndon B. Johnson.

Media Matters head Bradley Beychok discusses CBS News' recent apology for misreporting events in Benghazi

Filmmaker Amy Oppenheimer talks about her film "Faces of Israel"


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3:20 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

MONDAY: The Tigers vs The Tide, Coroner Beau Clark

Originally published on Mon November 11, 2013 3:34 pm

Jim recaps the weekend matchup between LSU and Alabama

East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark discusses the recent increase in heroin-related deaths in the Capital Area.

Louisiana Radio Network News Reporter Michelle Southern joins Jim to talk about breaking news with the reality TV show "The Governor's Wife" starring former Gov. Edwin W. Edwards and his wife Trina Scott Edwards.


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12:21 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

FRIDAY: Author Maria Brinson-Sampson, McKinley High Renovation

Originally published on Fri November 8, 2013 3:21 pm

Attorney and author Maria Brinson-Sampson talks about her book, "I Am The Marrying Kind", about why so few black woman are married.

Bill Martin discusses renovations on the baseball field at McKinley High School. If you would like to support this effort log on to www.fundly.com and search McKinley Panther Baseball.

Paul Conroy joins Jim to discuss his new book "Under the Wire: Maria Colvin's Final Assignment".


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1:55 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

THURSDAY: Louisiana's Prison Population, Biographer Joe Henry, Coping with Concussion

Originally published on Thu November 7, 2013 10:05 am

Kevin Kane, President of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, discusses Louisiana's burgeoning prison population.

Author Joe Henry talks about his book, "Furious Cool", a biography of comic legend Richard Pryor.

Dr. Diane Roberts Stoller on her book, "Coping With Concussion" 

 

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11:03 am
Wed November 6, 2013

WEDNESDAY: John Maginnis with LAPolitics.com, Author Andrew Salomon, The B.R. Art Gallery

"LAPolitics.com" publisher and columnist John Maginnis and Jim discuss local and national political matters, including Tuesday election results from around the country.

Author Andrew Salomon talks about his book, "Far From The Tree"

Jason Andreason, with the Baton Rouge Art Gallery, discusses the annual benefit fundraiser"Kinetics", this Friday night


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8:55 am
Tue November 5, 2013

TUESDAY: Author Francis Rooney, Ornithologist Richard Gibbons, Carolyn Bennett

Originally published on Tue November 5, 2013 10:08 am

Former Vatican ambassador Francis Rooney discusses his book, "Global Vatican"

Ornithologist Richard Gibbons talks the joys of Louisiana birdwatching, and his book, "The Birders Guide to Louisiana"

Carolyn Bennett, head of the Foundation for Historical Louisiana which is observing its 50th anniversary.

 

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12:13 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

MONDAY: Author John Meacham, LSU vs Alabama, Volunteers in Public Schools

Originally published on Tue November 5, 2013 8:49 am

The owner of Louie's Cafe, Jimmy Wetherford stops by to talk about the 9th annual North Gate festival taking place this Friday.

Kimberly Levy-Marcelle joins the show to discuss the latest with Volunteers in Public School Systems(VIPSS). Dr. Chance Lewis joins the conversation to discuss his upcoming visit to Baton Rouge in support of VIPSS.

Author John Meacham discusses his book, "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power", considered among the very best biographies of the nation's 3rd president.

A look at the upcoming LSU - Alabama matchup


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12:03 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

FRIDAY: LSU MassComm Professor Bob Mann, Author Samuel Freedman, State Librarian Rebecca Hamilton

Originally published on Fri November 1, 2013 12:02 pm

LSU's Bob Mann and author Samuel Freedman, who wrote a book about Grambling State University, discuss the state of Higher Education in Louisiana.

State Librarian Rebecca Hamilton talks about the annual Louisiana Book Festival, this weekend in Baton Rouge at the State Capitol.


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12:42 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

THURSDAY: Gannett Sportswriter Glenn Guilbeau, Music Promoter Johnny Palazzotto, Author Herb Pilato

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 10:08 am

Jim discusses whether or not beer should be generally available in Tiger Stadium with Gannett News Service sportswriter Glenn Guilbeau.

Music promoter Johnny Palazzotto discusses Music In The Schools this week with Johnny Rivers, Deacon John Moore, Herman Jackson and others. Rivers plays this weekend at Baton Rouge High.

Author Herbie Pilato talks about his new book, "The Essential Elizabeth Montgomery" about teh popular star of "Bewitched" and numerous TV films.

 

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12:30 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Rock Legend Johnny Rivers, Sports Author Rich Cohen

Originally published on Wed October 30, 2013 12:38 pm

Baton Rouge native and living legend of rock & roll Johnny Rivers chats with Jim. Rivers will be performing in Baton Rouge soon.

Author Rich Cohen talks about his book, "Monsters" about the 1985 Chicago Bears.

Executive Director of Louisiana State Employee Retirement System (LASERS), Cindy Rougeou joins the show to talk about the latest with the retirement programs in Louisiana.


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