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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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9:46 am
Tue October 29, 2013

TUESDAY: Political Consultant Ray Strother, Author Andrew Schlesinger

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 10:17 am

Veteran political consultant Ray Strother talks with Jim about numerous topics, including upcoming elections and Edwin Edwards for Governor in 2015?

Author Andrew Schlesinger talks about his book on the letters of his father, historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

 

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10:47 am
Mon October 28, 2013

MONDAY: State Treasurer John N. Kennedy, Six-time All American Heather Van Norman

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:17 am

Track and field coach for Nicholls State University, Heather Van Norman talks with Jim about her over 30 years of track and field experience. She also talks about how her son, LSU'S wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr. was born to be a tiger.

State Treasurer John Kennedy joins Jim to talk about the budget surplus and his opinion about the privatization of state hospitals.


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10:51 am
Fri October 25, 2013

FRIDAY: Trina Scott Edwards, Author Mark LaFlaur, Video Historian Stephen Pitalo

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 9:59 am

The wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards, Trina Scott Edwards joins Jim to talk about their new reality show debuting this Sunday called "The Governor's Wife" on A&E.

Author Mark LaFlaur discusses his latest book "Elysian Fields".

The mastermind behind The Golden Age of Music Video, Stephen Pitalo talks with Jim about his projects, his experience at LSU Manship School and more.


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11:18 am
Thu October 24, 2013

THURSDAY: Journalist and Author Carl Bernstein

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 6:32 pm

Jim visits with the legendary journalist and author Carl Bernstein.


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