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10:52 am
Fri August 16, 2013

FRIDAY: Author Catherine Steiner Adair, ACLU Director Majorie Esman, Renee Chatelain

Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 9:31 am

Jim talks with the author of "The Big Disconnect" Catherine Steiner Adair.

Bill Stracener stops by to remember his Baton Rouge Rouge High classmate, Journalist Jack Germond who passed away earlier this week.

ACLU Executive Director in Louisiana, Majorie Esman talks with Jim about the high population of inmates with long term sentences due to marijuana possession. 

Manship Theatre Executive Director Renee Chatelain and Tapan Sarkar visits with Jim to discuss their upcoming event "A Night of Indian Cinema".


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11:49 am
Thu August 15, 2013

THURSDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Ford Motor Company Sustainability Manager Richard Cupka

Originally published on Thu August 15, 2013 3:41 pm

C.B. Forgotston talks with Jim about the upcoming 5th district congressional special election and the latest in news around Louisiana.

Richard Cupka tells Jim about the latest innovations with Ford Motor Co.


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10:35 am
Tue August 13, 2013

TUESDAY: LSU Professor Ed Shihadeh, Louisiana Senator Karen Carter Peterson

Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 9:34 am

Jim talks with the new chairmen of LSU Sociology department Professor Ed Shihadeh about the crime rate in Baton Rouge.

Senator Karen Carter Peterson stops by to talk about the Louisiana Democratic Party and the upcoming elections.


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10:19 am
Fri August 9, 2013

MONDAY: LA Lottery President Rose Hudson, Film Director Cleve Bailey

Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 9:36 am

Jim visits with Louisiana Lottery President Rose Hudson about frequent winners, recent changes to popular games and making millionaires in Louisiana.

Cleve Bailey talks with Jim about the Louisiana Film Industry and the new documentary he is working on about Trayvon Martin.


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10:10 am
Thu August 8, 2013

FRIDAY: Lt. General Russel Honore (U.S. Army, ret.), Author Lolis Eric Elie

Originally published on Fri August 9, 2013 10:06 am

Jim has a chat with Lt. General Russel Honore about the Bayou Corne sinkhole and other matters.

Author and former Times-Picayune columnist Lolis Eric Elie on his book, "Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans"

 


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9:59 am
Thu August 8, 2013

THURSDAY: A Discussion of Hatred Against LGBT People with John Hill, John Weimer & John Denison

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 10:05 am

Jim talks about acts of anger and hatred against LGBT citizens in Louisiana with former Capitol correspondent John Hill, his partner John Weimer and former Monroe area news anchor John Denison.

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9:10 am
Thu August 8, 2013

THURSDAY: A Discussion of Hatred Against Gay People with John Hill, John Weimer & John Denison

Jim talks about acts of anger and hatred against the LGBT community with former Capitol correspondent John Hill, his partner John Weimer and former Monroe area news anchor John Denison.

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12:58 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

WEDNESDAY: PBRC's Dr. Stephen Heymsfield, Historian Leo Honeycutt

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 9:03 am

Dr. Stephen Heymsfield, with the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, talks about obesity and the latest research on how to avoid it, or reverse it.

On the 86th birthday of former Governor Edwin W. Edwards, Leo Honeycutt  talks with Jim about Edwards' newborn son Eli and the new reality show "The Governor's Wife".


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10:21 am
Mon August 5, 2013

TUESDAY: GOP Senate Candidate Rob Maness, Biographer David Meyer

Originally published on Tue August 6, 2013 10:10 am

Jim talks with St. Tammany Parish business man and farmer Rob Maness, who is running for U.S. Senate in 2015 against incumbent Mary Landrieu and fellow GOP contender Congressman Bill Cassidy.

Author David Meyer talks about his book, "The Bee Gees", a biography of the pop group who sold nearly a quarter-billion records worldwide.

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11:02 am
Fri August 2, 2013

MONDAY: EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore, EBR Schools' Dr. Carlos Sam

Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 10:51 am

Jim talks with East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore about the sheriff's office's recent false arrest controversy and other matters of law & order.

A visit with East Baton Rouge Parish Associate School Superintendent Carlos Sam

 

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