Edwin W. Edwards http://wrkf.org en TUESDAY: Biographer Leo Honeycutt http://wrkf.org/post/tuesday-biographer-leo-honeycutt <p>Jim ponders the upcoming Louisiana elections which are less than four months away. He discusses past elections, who's running now, and all topics regarding the November elections.</p><p>Biographer Leo Honeycutt&nbsp;joins Jim in the studio to discuss his latest project: an Edwin Edwards screenplay. Leo talks about giving up working for the office of Buddy Caldwell to pursue and finish the Edwin Edwards screenplay he's been working on for two years. According to Leo, the screenplay is beyond "talks" at this point, and is very close to becoming a reality.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:09:41 +0000 Jim Engster 29074 at http://wrkf.org Remembering John Maginnis http://wrkf.org/post/remembering-john-maginnis <p>It was just a couple of months ago that John Maginnis appeared on WRKF’s “The Jim Engster Show,” talking about Governor Bobby Jindal’s presidential aspirations.</p><p>“Outside Louisiana, there’s no serious talk about Jindal being a serious contender,” Maginnis told Engster and WRKF’s listeners. “But I think he’s still a viable vice-presidential contender, a running mate.”</p><p>Longtime political reporter John Maginnis passed away unexpectedly Sunday, at the age of 66.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 26 May 2014 06:59:27 +0000 Sue Lincoln 27103 at http://wrkf.org Remembering John Maginnis FRIDAY: Trina Scott Edwards, Author Mark LaFlaur, Video Historian Stephen Pitalo http://wrkf.org/post/friday-trina-scott-edwards-author-mark-laflaur-video-historian-stephen-pitalo <p>The wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards, Trina Scott Edwards joins Jim to talk about their new reality show debuting this Sunday called "The Governor's Wife" on A&amp;E.</p><p>Author Mark LaFlaur discusses his latest book "Elysian Fields".</p><p>The mastermind behind The Golden Age of Music Video, Stephen Pitalo talks with Jim about his projects, his experience at LSU Manship School and more.</p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:51:45 +0000 Jim Engster 17945 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Former Governor Edwin W. Edwards, A.P. Tureaud Jr, Perry Franklin http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-former-governor-edwin-w-edwards-ap-tureaud-jr-perry-franklin <p></p><p></p><p>Jim chats with former Governor Edwin W. Edwards about becoming a father at 86, and whatever else comes up.</p><p>The first African-American LSU Undergraduate A.P. Tureaud Jr talks about his experience on LSU's campus. Perry Franklin joins in the conversation to talk about the Tureaud Chapter celebrations this weekend beginning Friday at the Manship Theater.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:04:12 +0000 Jim Engster 15611 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Former Governor Edwin W. Edwards, A.P. Tureaud Jr, Perry Franklin WEDNESDAY: PBRC's Dr. Stephen Heymsfield, Historian Leo Honeycutt http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-pbrcs-dr-stephen-heymsfield-historian-leo-honeycutt <p>Dr. Stephen Heymsfield, with the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, talks about obesity and the latest research on how to avoid it, or reverse it.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>On the 86th birthday of former Governor Edwin W. Edwards, Leo Honeycutt&nbsp; talks with Jim about Edwards' newborn son Eli and the new reality show "The Governor's Wife".</p><p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:58:12 +0000 Jim Engster 14378 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: PBRC's Dr. Stephen Heymsfield, Historian Leo Honeycutt