Originally published on Tue November 19, 2013 10:24 am
James Windham, with the Capital Area Re-Entry Coalition, discusses re-training and re-integration of former prison inmates as productive members of society.
Government watchdog and political blogger C.B. Forgotston talks about the upset victory of Vance McAllister in the 5th District Congressional race, and what it means for Governor Jindal, who unofficially backed Neil Riser in that race.
Music Historian John McMillian on his book, "Beatles versus Stones", about the friendship and rivalry between the two supergroups of the 1960's.
Originally published on Mon November 18, 2013 10:44 am
A Northwestern State University professor has received a $50,000 grant to publish a three-volume set of the Charles Goodnight papers. Goodnight was one of the most prosperous and prominent cattlemen in the American West. The novel “Lonesome Dove” is a fictionalized account of a Goodnight cattle drive. Northwestern State associate professor of history John Price is sifting through thousands of Goodnight artifacts.
Retired Shreveport pathologist Bennett Sewell will unveil his exhibition Sunday that is a departure from his found-object dog sculptures. The display of life lessons in northwest Louisiana features the photos and stories of 24 people who are older than 75. They've shared their personal stories and wisdom.
Author John Heilemann talks about his new book, "Double Down: Game Change 2012", which he co-authored with Mark Halperin. The book details behind-the-scenes events in the 2012 Presidential election campaign.
State Police Superintendent Colonel Mike Edmonson discusses safety at Louisiana's schools and other crime fighting and public safety matters.
From LSU's Swine Palace Productions, director Sean Daniels and actor Anthony McMurray, on "Dove" - opening tomorrow night.
In his new book, “Segregated Soldiers: Military Training at Historically Black Colleges in the Jim Crow South”, historian Marcus Cox argues that African Americans leveraged military service to claim their civil rights.