Vincent Bugliosi

  Veteran Anchorman George Sells, who was the top rated anchor at WAFB in Baton Rouge for 24 years, reflects on allegations of sexual misconduct against many prominent men. The latest revelations center of Charlie Rose, the award-winning journalism fired by both CBS and PBS amid charges of inappropriate actions with employees at the networks. Vincent Bugliosi, the famed prosecutor who wrote Helter Skelter, was a guest on August 8, 2014, the 45th anniversary of the deaths of Sharon Tate and six others at her Los Angeles home. Bugliosi died in June of 2015 at 81, and the man he prosecuted successfully, Charles Manson, died Sunday in a California prison at 83. We will hear from Bugliosi in an encore interview shortly before his death.

Retired LSU History Professor Paul Paskoff joins Jim to talk about the 37th President of the United States: Richard Nixon. Forty years ago today on August 8, 1974, then President Nixon announced his plan to resign as President of the United States "effective immediately," and the following day he left office. Jim and Paul discuss that day and the days leading up to it, as well as the lasting legacy of President Richard Nixon.

Also, Vincent Bugliosi the prosecutor of Charles Manson talks with Jim to close out the last two segments of today's show. Vincent and Jim discuss the murders of Sharon Tate and others which led to Charles Manson's prosecution and subsequent sentence of life imprisonment, as well as other details from the case. 

Jim discusses the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 50 years ago today, and whether or not Lee Harvey Oswald was the lone gunman in Dallas that day. His guests are Richard Lipsey, who was present at JFK's autopsy, and former attorney and author Vincent Bugliosi.