Jim chats with Advocate columnist Smiley Anders, to talk about his 76th birthday and the upcoming 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination. Smiley was a working journalist on the day the President was shot.
Shelden Gottlieb joins Jim to talk about former Pres. George W. Bush support of Jewish believers converting to Christianity.
Nationally recognized expert on tax and energy policy, Denise Bode talks about the Smart Growth Summit taking place this week at the Manship Theatre.
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.
Support from the bearded men of the popular reality TV show combined with a deep pool of personal wealth has helped vault Republican political newcomer Vance McAllister into Congress.
He'll represent Louisiana's 5th District.
McAllister crushed GOP state Sen. Neil Riser in a special runoff Saturday, winning the race by 20 percentage points.
A political unknown only three months ago, McAllister managed to distinguish himself among a pack of 14 candidates to get into the runoff — with little outside help, no prior name recognition and no heavyweight fundraising.
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.