7/14 Tuesday: I Am Lucille Ball, Atticus Finch is a Racist, Same Sex Married Couples and their New Taxes, and Dreamgirls in Baton Rouge


Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than seven books, the latest of which is The President's Shadow.  His latest children's book is called I Am Lucille Ball.  Meltzer shares with Jim the inspirations for his vast collection of successful literature and his fascination with history.  

Jessica Lacher-Feldman

Jessica Lacher-Feldman is the Head of Special Collections and Associate Librarian at LSU.  She shares her insight on Harper Lee's book Go Set A Watchman in which the beloved character from To Kill A Mockingbird Atticus Finch is a racist.  

Patricia Suchy

Patricia Suchy is an Associate Professor of Performance Studies in the Department of Communication Studies at LSU.  She also comments on the controversial reveal of Atticus Finch as a racist in Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman.  

Stephen Handwerk is the Head of the Louisiana Democratic Party.  He gives an important announcement about Bernie Sanders.  


Jason Decuir

Jason Decuir is the former Revenue Deputy Secretary and former Chief Counsel.  He will discuss the tax changes for same sex married couples since the SCOTUS decision and the legislature's votes.  

Greg Williams 

Greg Williams is the Artistic Director for the Manship Theatre's latest production of 'Dreamgirls,' which opens this week.  Williams shares his experience as director.  Opening night is Wednesday at 7:30 and will play through the weekend at the Manship Theatre.