interviews

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11:59 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Interviews: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Author Jinx Coleman Broussard

Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 10:06 am

Jim talks with government watchdog and blogger C.B. Forgotston about the likelihood of a veto override session for state lawmakers, and shares his review of Governor Jindal's 6th legislative session.

LSU mass comm. professor and author Dr. Jinx Coleman Broussard on her new book, "African-American Foreign Correspondents"


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WRKF
10:10 am
Fri June 28, 2013

Interviews: State Senator Dan Claitor

Originally published on Mon July 1, 2013 10:04 am

Baton Rouge State Senator Dan Claitor talks about what went on in the 2013 Legislative Session and the possibility of a veto override session.

From VIPS, Volunteers In Public Schools, Hope Dawan and Tony Pryer talk about their upcoming Stuff The Bus event, and other initiatives.


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WRKF
11:32 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Interviews: The SCOTUS Rulings On Same Sex Marriage

Originally published on Fri June 28, 2013 10:07 am

Jim continues the discussion of this week's US Supreme Court decisions on same sex marriage with Unitarian Reverend Steve Crump and Baptist Reverend Reginald Pitcher.

Author Gary May on his book, "Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy", and the recent Supreme Court ruling overturning the Voting Rights Act.

Local author Chuck Hustmyre on his new book, "The Axman of New Orleans"


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WRKF
6:13 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Interviews: LSU Standout Tommy Hodson, Author And Journalist Jonathan Alter

Originally published on Thu June 27, 2013 10:12 am

Jim talks with former LSU football great Tommy Hodson, who'll be inducted into the Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame this weekend.

Noted journalist and author Jonathan alter discusses current events with President Obama and the Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage.

From LPB, Kate Bradshaw talks about the Antiques Road Show; coming to Baton Rouge July 27th.


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Interviews
6:09 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Interviews: Music Legend Percy Sledge, Former US Rep. Bob Livingston, Atheist Pastor Jerry DeWitt

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 6:29 pm

Jim talks with the legendary Percy Sledge about his career and his monster hit "When A Man Loves A Woman"

A visit with former Congressman Bob Livingston, and his views on current political events.

Former pastor Jerry DeWitt, who is now an atheist and preparing to open an "atheist church" in Baton Rouge.


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Interviews
2:31 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Interviews: Atheist "Pastor" Jerry DeWitt, Former US Rep. Bob Livingston, Music Legend Percy Sledge

Originally published on Wed June 26, 2013 11:45 am



  

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Out To Lunch
1:10 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Beyond The Boom Town On Out To Lunch

Peter Ricchiuti, Dana Eness and Blair duQuesnay.
Credit Robert Morton / It's New Orleans

We can't keep saying that we're in a boom forever. After it’s over — where to, New Orleans? Dana Eness from The Urban Conservancy and Blair duQuesnay from Ignite Investments and Planning look toward the dawn of the day after the boom. Will we have long-term change or a nostalgic golden era to look back on?  

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WRKF
11:05 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Interviews: LSU-S Poli. Sci. Professor Jeff Sadow, Times-Picayune Sportswriter Jim Kleinpeter

Originally published on Tue June 25, 2013 10:07 am

Jim talks with LSU-Shreveport political science professor and blogger Jeff Sadow about Governor Bobby Jindal political future and other Louisiana political matters.

From Baton Rouge Metro Airport, Jim Caldwell and Jason Wilson discuss tomorrow's small business opportunity workshop and future expansion at BR Metro. 

A chat with Times-Picayune and NOLA.com sportswriter Jim Kleinpeter about the upcoming Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

 

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WRKF
10:46 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Interviews: Public Service Commission Member Foster Campbell

Originally published on Mon June 24, 2013 10:10 am

Jim chats with the always outspoken Foster Campbell, of the Louisiana Public Service Commission about Governor Jindal's recent Politico Op-Ed piece and an upcoming vote in the PSC on solar energy.

Former business executive Drew Boyd discusses his book, "Inside The Box" 

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WRKF
2:24 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

Interviews: American Sugar Cane League's Jim Simon, A Short Reprieve For LA Swift

Originally published on Fri June 21, 2013 10:09 am

LA Swift will stay alive for an additional month. Jim discusses that, and the possible future of the service, with New Orleans State Representative Walt Leger III. 

American Sugar Cane League head Jim Simon talks about the sugar industry's quest for federal government support, and failure of the federal Farm Bill.


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