Jack Germond http://wrkf.org en FRIDAY: Author Catherine Steiner Adair, ACLU Director Majorie Esman, Renee Chatelain http://wrkf.org/post/friday-author-catherine-steiner-adair-aclu-director-majorie-esman-renee-chatelain <p>Jim talks with the author of "The Big Disconnect" Catherine Steiner Adair.</p><p>Bill Stracener stops by to remember his Baton Rouge Rouge High classmate, Journalist Jack Germond who passed away earlier this week.</p><p>ACLU Executive Director in Louisiana, Majorie Esman talks with Jim about the high population of inmates with long term sentences due to marijuana possession.&nbsp;</p><p>Manship Theatre Executive Director Renee Chatelain and Tapan Sarkar visits with Jim to discuss their upcoming event "A Night of Indian Cinema".</p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 15:51:57 +0000 Jim Engster 14855 at http://wrkf.org A Lover Of Horse Races, And Horses: Remembering Jack Germond http://wrkf.org/post/lover-horse-races-and-horses-remembering-jack-germond Political reporter Jack Germond smoked and loved martinis and red wine and fine food and betting on horses — he lived life large and didn't suffer phonies.<p>But here's the thing about Germond, who died Wednesday at age 85: He liked politicians. That's something you don't find much among reporters today.<p>"By and large, I find that, first of all, most politicians have something — some public purpose — they want to accomplish," <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1068062">he told NPR in 1999</a>. "They are not greedy, as people think they are. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 22:02:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 14779 at http://wrkf.org A Lover Of Horse Races, And Horses: Remembering Jack Germond Jack Germond, Cody Worsham http://wrkf.org/post/jack-germond-cody-worsham <p>Jim spends the hour with political analyst Jack Germond and Tiger Rag Editor Cody Worsham, who talks about his report that current LSU football players Spencer Ware and Anthony Johnson may be linked to NCAA violations.</p><p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Engster 2486 at http://wrkf.org