Secretary of Veterans Affairs Joey Strickland comments on a new memorial for Gold Star Families. Beth Carter and Zoe Williams of LSU Student Government on an initiative to get students to vote. Former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders assesses the status of the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Vastine Stabler and Erica Fox discuss their work on LSU Theatre's "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time".
Jim Bernhard, former president of the Shaw Group and former chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party, will discuss the political landscape in Baton Rouge and the Beltway and assess business opportunities in Louisiana in the Age of Trump. The guest is now head of Bernhard Capital with 18,000 employees.
Former LSU All American and current color analyst for Tiger football broadcasts, Doug Moreau, reflects on his career and the fast start of No. 6 ranked LSU. Public Service Commisioner Foster Campbell discusses excessive expenses at rural co-ops. Advocate Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Ballard assesses U.S. Sen. John Kennedy’s role in the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and looks at possible stumbling blocks in the state’s push to collect taxes from the internet. Author Sarah Smarsh discusses her book, “Heartland, A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth.”
Karen Roy, Miss Wheelchair America, on her role as an national ambassador. Roy, a Baton Rouge native, was paralyzed in a shooting 31 years ago. Former East Baton Rouge Parish Prosecutor Prem Burns and Southern University Law Professor Susan Nelson discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court amid allegations of sexucal misconduct 36 years ago.