12/07 Monday: LSU's Stephen Moret, Frank Sinatra Authority Sid Mark, and Filmmaker Al Reinert


Sid Mark

Sid Mark launched The Sounds of Sinatra in Philadelphia 59 years ago. It all began as a call from a listener, who suggested that Sid spin one hour of Frank Sinatra.  Mark's Sunday with Sinatra show airs from 8am-1pm every week. The Philadelphia program has been ranked #1 in nearly every demographic.  This is the only radio program of its kind to have been personally authorized by Frank Sinatra.   Mark remembers the late music legend as Sinatra's 100th Birthday falls on December 12th, later this week.  

Al Reinert

An award-winning American film director, screenwriter and producer, Al Reinert co-wrote the screenplay for Apollo 13, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Screenplay. He received his second Oscar nomination for Best Documentary, Feature for the film, For All Mankind, which also garnered the Sundance Film Festival’s Audience Award, Documentary and Grand Jury Prize, Documentary. His most recent documentary, An Unreal Dream — The Michael Morton Story, won the SXSW Film Festival’s Audience Award for Best Documentary. - Reinert shares news of his latest documentary and film showing on Audubon: The Film, which will premiere at Perkins Rowe tomorrow. 


Stephen Moret

Stephen Moret, LSU alumnus and former Louisiana Economic Development Secretary, joined the LSU Foundation May 11, 2015 as president and CEO.  Moret received his MBA from Harvard.  He discusses the transition from the economic department of development and his first six months at LSU.