Russel Honore http://wrkf.org en FRIDAY: State Senator Robert Adley; General Russel Honore; WWII Vet. Nicholas Kariouk http://wrkf.org/post/friday-state-senator-robert-adley-general-russel-honore-wwii-vet-nicholas-kariouk <p>Fresh off the closing of the 2014 Louisiana Legislative Session, State Senator Robert Adley&nbsp;joins Jim for the first half of today's show. Adley is the author of Senate Bill 469, a bill that&nbsp;would kill the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East's lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies for coastal damage. The bill is still in the news as it awaits either the signature or veto by Governor Bobby Jindal.</p><p>Retired Lieutenant&nbsp;General Russel&nbsp;Honore, now with the Green Army, is back on the show to discuss his ever continuing fight for Louisiana clean air and water, as well as his fight for holding those who pollute them accountable.</p><p>Also, on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, Nicholas Kariouk, a World War II veteran and French Native, stops by the studio and talks with Jim about his service and his memory of D-Day.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:07:26 +0000 Jim Engster 27646 at http://wrkf.org Insight: Gen. Honoré's New Mission -- Fighting Pollution http://wrkf.org/post/insight-gen-honor-s-new-mission-fighting-pollution <p></p><p><a href="http://www.generalhonore.com/" target="_blank">Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré</a> gets credit for restoring order in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. And from that, he emerged as a national hero.<br /><br />Since then, he’s retired and launched headlong into the fight against pollution, gathering the troops in a <a href="http://gogreenarmy.com/" target="_blank">Green Army</a>.</p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:21:15 +0000 Amy Jeffries 25711 at http://wrkf.org Insight: Gen. Honoré's New Mission -- Fighting Pollution WEDNESDAY: Lieutenant General Russel L. Honore http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-lieutenant-general-russel-l-honore <p>Retired Lieutenant General Russel L. Honore joins Jim in the studio to discuss a plethora of issues and topics. In his usual passionate, loud and outspoken manner, the General talks about leading the Green Army, a loose network of environmental groups which tackles environmental issues such as saltwater intrusion in the Baton Rouge aquifer, the sinkhole at Bayou Corne, coastal erosion, and wetlands preservation. He touches on Louisiana's HIV problem, the seafood industry, and "holding Louisiana politicians accountable" for what they say and do, and specifically what they don't. The General wraps up the show by chiming in on Russia's invasion of the southern Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea and&nbsp; what might ensue as a result of Putin's actions.</p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:22:36 +0000 Jim Engster 23344 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Lt. General Russel Honore http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-lt-general-russel-honore <p></p><p></p><p>Jim chats with Lt. General Russel Honore (U.S. Army ret.), about the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina later this week. The General was placed in charge of the response to the storm and the flood disaster in New Orleans that followed. He also talks&nbsp;about the 50th anniversary of the civil rights March on Washington.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 15:46:00 +0000 Jim Engster 15308 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: Lt. General Russel Honore FRIDAY: Lt. General Russel Honore (U.S. Army, ret.), Author Lolis Eric Elie http://wrkf.org/post/friday-lt-general-russel-honore-us-army-ret-author-lolis-eric-elie <p>Jim has a chat with Lt. General Russel Honore about the Bayou Corne sinkhole and other matters.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Author and former Times-Picayune columnist Lolis Eric Elie on his book, "Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans"</p><p></p><p><em>&nbsp;</em></p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:10:21 +0000 Jim Engster 14482 at http://wrkf.org FRIDAY: Lt. General Russel Honore (U.S. Army, ret.), Author Lolis Eric Elie