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11:40 am
Tue July 30, 2013

WEDNESDAY: BRAC's Adam Knapp, Author Rich Cohen

Originally published on Wed July 31, 2013 11:24 am

Jim talks with Baton Rouge Area Chamber head Adam Knapp about the end of LA Swift bus service between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

Author Rich Cohen talks about his book, "Sugar Love: A Not-So-Sweet Story" and American's addiction to sugar.

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12:41 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

TUESDAY: Metro Councilman John Delgado, Activist Bruce Parker, Novelist David Madden

Originally published on Tue July 30, 2013 10:14 am

A discussion of the flap over undercover sting arrests of gay men at area public parks, under the state's crime against nature law. The law was overturned by the Supreme Court in 2003. Bruce Parker, with Equality Louisiana, and Metro Councilman John Delgado will talk about it.

Jim visits with novelist and former Baton Rougean David Madden, who just turned 80.


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11:43 am
Fri July 26, 2013

MONDAY: Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle, Author B.J. Gallagher

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 10:12 am

Jim talks with BR Metro Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle, who's upset with CATS and feels the entire transit system board should resign.

Author and speaker B.J. Gallagher on why men who behave badly are often rewarded for it.


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11:41 am
Thu July 25, 2013

FRIDAY: Activist Dr. Faye Williams, Scott Wilfong, Author Stephanie Evanovich

Originally published on Fri July 26, 2013 10:08 am

Dr. Faye Williams and Jim talk about fallout from the George Zimmerman verdict, and its effect on the black community.  Conservative political consultant Scott Wilfong offers his perspective on the post-trial uproar.

Author Stephanie Evanovich on her new novel, "Big Girl Panties".

 

 

  

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11:31 am
Wed July 24, 2013

THURSDAY: Catholic Father Bryce Sibley, Gay Activist Joe Traigle

Originally published on Thu July 25, 2013 10:10 am

A discussion of gay marriage with Father Bryce Sibley, of the U.L.-Lafayette Catholic Student Center and local business man and gay activist Joe Traigle.

 

 

   

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10:55 am
Tue July 23, 2013

WEDNESDAY: DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert, Terri Burke With the Texas ACLU

Jim talks with Secretary of Health & Hospitals Kathy Kliebert about what's happening, amid health care reforms, in the state's largest agency.

Terri Burke, with the Texas American Civil Liberties Union, discusses new abortion laws in the Lone Star State.

Audio should be posted by 11 am on Wednesday, July 24

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10:43 am
Mon July 22, 2013

TUESDAY: LSU Tiger Athetic Foundation's Ron Richard

Originally published on Tue July 23, 2013 10:13 am

Jim chats with Tiger Athletic Foundation President & CEO Ron Richard, USMC Major General  (ret.), about a push for funding for another expansion of Tiger Stadium, and other initiatives.

 

 

  

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4:54 pm
Fri July 19, 2013

MONDAY: Professor Paul Ehrlich, Author Moses Gates, Dr. Michael Gurian

Originally published on Mon July 22, 2013 9:04 am

Stanford University biologist Professor Paul Ehrlich, who wrote "The Population Bomb" in the late 1960's, explains why overpopulation is still a threat to mankind.

Professor Moses Gates discusses his book, "Hidden Cities"

An encore of Jim's talk with Dr. Michael Gurian, on his book, "The Wonder of Aging"

 

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9:11 am
Fri July 19, 2013

FRIDAY: Author Ed Haslam, Journalist Dudley Lahew, Dr. Patricia Farris

Originally published on Fri July 19, 2013 10:45 am

Edward Haslam, author of "Dr. Mary's Monkey", a book with a controversial theory on a conspiracy linked to the Kennedy assassination.

A visit with journalist Dudley Lahew, who reported on Senator Edward Kennedy's car crash at Chappaquidick; 44 years ago.

Tulane University's Dr. Patricia Farris, co-author of "The Sugar Detox"

 

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2:14 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

THURSDAY: Blogger John Maginnis, Leo Honeycutt & Eric Lane, Kim Ritchie Spencer

Originally published on Thu July 18, 2013 10:05 am

A visit with veteran Capitol correspondent and publisher of "LAPolitics.com" John Maginnis.

Write-journalist Leo Honeycutt and local businessman Eric Lane talk with Jim about former Major Leaguer Matt Batts, who died recently here in Baton Rouge at the age of 91.

Kim Ritchie Spencer, who contributed to the book, "The Thinking Mom's Revolution", about being the parent of an autistic child.


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