Barry Erwin

Tuesday, November 14,2017: Dava Sobel, Barry Erwin

Nov 14, 2017

  Science writer Dava Sobel, often featured on NPR, discusses her work, “The Glass Universe, How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars.” Barry Erwin, President of the Council for a Better Louisiana, on a major economic announcement from Gov. Edwards and the danger of the looming fiscal cliff. Erwin is a former television reporter who will also reflect on his career in media and as a government watchdog.    

Wallis Watkins

Former state lawmaker Troy Hebert, an independent candidate for U.S. Senate, is suing to halt the debate LPB and the Council for A Better Louisiana are putting on next week.

“The million dollar criteria, I just can’t see how it’s constitutional,” Hebert said, referring to the list of requirements for inclusion in the debate.

Jim talks with Council for A Better Louisiana President Barry Erwin about the direction Louisiana is headed, and what the state can learn from its last industrial boom, as it goes into another.

Director of Museum Advancement Fairleigh Cook-Jackson stops by to talk about American poet Emily Dickinson birthday party being held tonight at the LSU Museum of Art from 6pm - 8pm.