On the 49th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jim talks with Southeastern Louisiana University professor of history emeritus Michael Kurtz about his 1993 book, "Crime Of The Century". The book explains why Kurtz feels Lee Harvey Oswald was not the lone gunman in Dallas that day.
Jim talks with author and Biblical expert James Tabor about his book, "Paul and Jesus", about the apostle's influence in the development of Christianity.
Patty Christopher and Gino Gambino, a married couple who have lost over 300 pounds combined, discuss enjoying Thanksgiving without packing on pounds. Their book is, "The Real People's Guide To The HCG Diet."
Author and sociobiologist Rebecca Costa, on her book, "The Watchman's Rattle," about how genetics drives instinctive behaviors in us that influence practically everything.
Author and Biblical expert James Tabor discusses his new book, "Paul and Jesus", about the apostle Paul's influence on the development of Christianity.
Patty Christopher and Gino Gambino, a married couple who've lost over 300 pounds combined, talk about enjoying Thanksgiving without packing on pounds. Their book is "The Real People's Guide To The HCG Diet".
Rebecca Costa on her book, "The Watchman's Rattle", about how genetics drives instinctive behaviors that affect almost everything.
Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne is looking ahead to 2016. At the Baton Rouge Press Club today, Dardenne anticipated that Gov. Jindal would be running for president and indicated he would consider running to be the chief executive of Louisiana.
Dr. Susan Nelson headed the coalition of healthcare professionals who worked with state lawmakers to make advanced care directives portable. She discusses the new "Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment."
Veteran political consultant Gus Weill notes Gov. Bobby Jindal's post-election turn on Mitt Romney.
From LSU's Swine Palace, Reeva Wortel and Leigh Fondakowski talk about the play "SPILL", based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
Jerrelle Kraus discusses her experiences working with luminaries like Hunter S. Thompson and Richard Nixon as the art director of the New York Times, chronicled in her book, "All The Art That's Fit To Print."
And, from LSU's Comparative Literature program, Dr. Adelaide Russo visits, along with guest speakers poet Olivia Claire and writer Barlen Pyamootoo.
The federal Affordable Care Act requires states to have health insurance exchanges. This Friday, Nov.16, is the deadline for states to tell the government whether they will set up exchanges on their own or let the federal government do it for them.
Gov. Bobby Jindal confirmed to the Huffington Post on Tuesday that Louisiana would not be implementing its own exchange and a rejection letter will be sent to the federal government on Friday.
David Hood is an adviser for the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana on healthcare issues. He thinks the insurance exchanges will ultimately save the state and taxpayers money.
WRKF's Ashley Westerman asked him how that's possible when they are expected to cost millions of dollars annually to run.