David Madden addresses the removal of New Orleans monuments as state lawmakers take action to prevent future removals of statues of military icons. Madden is a former head of the U.S. Civil War Center at LSU.
Also on today's program: Bodi White on flood assistance, here.
Richard Marksbury talks in response to the decision by the city of New Orleans to perform an unannounced removal of the controversial Battle of Liberty Place obleisk early Monday morning. Marksbury advocates against the removal of Confederate monuments from public spaces in New Orleans.
A discussion of the flap over undercover sting arrests of gay men at area public parks, under the state's crime against nature law. The law was overturned by the Supreme Court in 2003. Bruce Parker, with Equality Louisiana, and Metro Councilman John Delgado will talk about it.
Jim visits with novelist and former Baton Rougean David Madden, who just turned 80.