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11:18 am
Thu October 24, 2013

THURSDAY: Journalist and Author Carl Bernstein

Originally published on Thu October 31, 2013 6:32 pm

Jim visits with the legendary journalist and author Carl Bernstein.


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10:52 am
Wed October 23, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Blogger C.B. Forgotston, Professor/Author Peter Kuznick, Drama Critic Terry Teachout

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:11 am

C.B. Forgotston discusses Former Rep. Rodney Alexander sudden retirement from congress and Gov. Bobby Jindal possible run for President in 2016.

American University Professor and Author Peter Kuznick talks with Jim about his collaboration with Oliver Stone to write "The Untold History of the United States".

Jim is joined by Wall Street Journal's drama critic , Terry Teachout. Teachout is the author of "Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington."


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10:56 am
Tue October 22, 2013

TUESDAY: Professor J. Michael Lennon, Rabbi Menachem Genack

Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 9:11 am

Professor J. Michael Lennon talks with Jim about the book he published "Norman Mailer: A Double Life". The book is an autobiography of American Novelist and Journalist Norman Mailer.

Rabbi Menachem Genack joins Jim to discuss his spiritual role in the life of President Bill Clinton. Rabbi Genack recently released a book entitled "Letters to President Clinton."


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3:31 pm
Sat October 19, 2013

Drawing # 1: Claiborne House B & B Two Night Stay

Claiborne House Bed

Our first drawing for the Fall 2013 membership drive will be for a two night stay at the Claiborne House Bed & Breakfast in historic Jefferson Texas. The Drawing will take place Saturday, October 19 at 12 noon and everyone who pledges before then is automatically entered. Call now at 800-552-8502 or pledge online here. DONATE NOW!

The Claiborne House Bed & Breakfast in Jefferson, Texas, features elegance, comfort, gourmet breakfasts, designer coffees, and offers perhaps the most elegant and beautiful interior lodging space in the region. For a romantic B&B retreat into the mid-1800s, step back in time to the age of steamships in the inland water port of Jefferson, Texas. 

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6:07 am
Sat October 19, 2013

Nurseries and Catalogs Full of Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Narcissus ‘Grand Primo’ has deep green foliage and pure white flowers and reliably blooms year after year.

If you want tulips and daffodils to brighten your garden next spring, you have to plant them this fall.


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3:54 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

MONDAY: Manship Hall of Fame Inductee Jay Perkins

Originally published on Tue October 22, 2013 10:42 am

Professor Jay Perkins, who is about to be inducted into the LSU Manship School of Communications Hall of Fame talks with Jim about his start at LSU.


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9:31 am
Fri October 18, 2013

FRIDAY: The Budget/Debt Ceiling Showdown, Knight Found. President Alberto Ibarguen

Originally published on Fri October 18, 2013 3:07 pm

Knight Foundation President on CEO Alberto Ibarguen, former Miami Herald publisher, on the state of journalism in America.

Jim recaps the federal budget & debt ceiling showdown in Congress, the government shutdown and who were the winners and losers. Activist Faye Williams and Political Consultant Clay Young joins Jim in the discussion.


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9:02 am
Thu October 17, 2013

THURSDAY: Columnist Smiley Anders, Economist Dr. Loren Scott

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 10:25 am

A visit with longtime Advocate reporter and columnist Smiley Anders

LSU Economist Dr. Loren Scott talks about the end of the federal government shutdown and his annual economic forecast for Louisiana.

 

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11:48 am
Tue October 15, 2013

WEDNESDAY: Dean Jerry Ceppos of LSU's Manship School, BR Symphony Orchestra Maestro Tim Muffitt

Dean Jerry Ceppos

Originally published on Thu October 17, 2013 9:45 am

Jerry Ceppos, Dean of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications, talks about ceremonies marking 100 years of journalism education at the Old War Skule.

Baton Rouge Symphony conductor Tim Muffitt discusses upcoming symphony performances and events.


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9:11 am
Tue October 15, 2013

TUESDAY: La Budget Project's Jan Moller, Former Congressman Jeff Landry

Jan Moller, Director of the Louisiana Budget Project

Originally published on Tue October 15, 2013 11:16 am

Jan Moller, with the Louisiana Budget Project, talks about the federal government shutdown and state budget matters as well.

Former District 3 Congressman Jeff Landry (R) discusses the federal budget/debt impasse and a beef he has with Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.


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