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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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11:35 am
Fri October 4, 2013

MONDAY: Former LSU Coach Mike Archer, Gus Weill

Originally published on Mon October 7, 2013 2:34 pm

Jim chats with former LSU football coach Mike Archer, who led the team from 1987 t0 1990.

Political Consultant Gus Weill, talks with Jim about the Government Shutdown and the upcoming elections.


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3:42 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

FRIDAY: Pollster Bernie Pinsonat, Political Scientist John Sides

Originally published on Fri October 4, 2013 11:33 am

Bernie Pinsonat, of Southern Media & Opinion Research, discusses the federal government shutdown and the 2014 U.S. Senate race.

George Washington University political science professor John Sides reflects on the 2012 Presidential election, and how Barack Obama overcame odds to win by 5-million votes.

Sarah Leen, Director of  National Geographic Photography talks about their October issue "Power of Photography".


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3:57 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

THURSDAY: Former CIA Agent Valerie Plame, LA Health Care Coalition's Doug Wilkinson

Originally published on Thu October 3, 2013 10:06 am

Louisiana Health Care Coalition Field Coordinator Doug Wilkinson helps listeners navigate Obamacare.

Former CIA operative Valerie Plame talks about her life in espionage, and her first novel, "Blowback"


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5:02 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Republican State Chairman Roger Villere, Former Congressman Jim McCrery

Originally published on Wed October 2, 2013 3:51 pm

Jim talks with Louisiana Republican State Chairman Roger Villere about the government shutdown and the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Former Congressman Jim McCrery joins the discussion to talk about the latest on Capitol Hill.

Opera Singer Donna Lee returns back to her home state of Louisiana to perform at the Manship Theatre on Sunday. Jim talks with Donna about her upcoming show "Songs from Exile, I'm a Stranger Here Myself".


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11:29 am
Fri September 27, 2013

MONDAY: LSU Board Member Ann Duplessis, a Recap of the LSU-Georgia Game

Originally published on Mon September 30, 2013 2:01 pm

A recap of the LSU-Georgia game and the Tigers' fortunes going forward with Tiger Rag Sports Director Jeff Palermo and Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham.

A visit with former state Senator Ann Duplessis, the only woman and the only minority on the LSU Board of Supervisors.

Sons of famous New Orleans local singer Phillip Manuel, Zac and Brennan join Jim to talk about their exceptional careers. Zac, 24 is a film director and Brennan 29 is a fashion designer.


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10:21 am
Thu September 26, 2013

FRIDAY: Political Consultant Roy Fletcher, Writer George Morris, Author David Wolman

Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 11:23 am

Jim chats with veteran political consultant and campaign strategist Roy Fletcher on numerous topics.

Advocate features writer George Morris on the life and times of legendary LSU coach Paul Dietzel, who died this week at age 89.

Author David Wolman on his book, "The End of Money"


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2:33 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

THURSDAY: Senate Candidate Rob Maness, NPR's Carl Kasell. LSU's Dr. Jeff Keuhny

Originally published on Thu September 26, 2013 10:05 am

Jim talks with U.S. Senate candidate Rob Maness about goings-on in Washington DC and his run for Mary Landrieu's Senate seat.

From the archives: Jim's  September 2011 chat with NPR's Carl Kasell. Carl will be live at the River Center tonight with "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!"

Dr. Jeff Keuhny, with LSU's Burden Horticultural Center, talks about merging the LSU College of Agriculture with the LSU AgCenter, and the annual Corn Maze at the Burden Center.

 

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11:12 am
Mon September 23, 2013

TUESDAY: Paul Arrigo with Visit BR, Former School Board Member Noel Hammatt, Common Core Discussion

Originally published on Tue September 24, 2013 10:22 am

A chat with Paul Arrigo and Renee Areng, of Visit Baton Rouge, about the coming "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" performance in B.R.

Former EBR School Board member Noel Hammatt makes an important announcement

A discussion of the Common Core nationalized education standard and controversy surrounding it, with Michael Brickman of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

 

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