8/17 Monday: "Food Network Star" Finalist, Utah Congressman, and Civil War Monuments

Hour One:

Richard Marksbury

 Tulane University Dean of the School of Continuing Studies and Summer School

Tulane University Dean of the School of Continuing Studies and Summer School

Richard Marksbury, Dean of the School of Continuing Studies and Summer School at Tulane University is the day's first guest. Today he and Jim talk about the notable Civil War monuments found in New Orleans, LA and the possibility of the City making a decision to take them down. 

Kimberly Davis Reyher

 Executive Director at Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

Executive Director at Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

Kimberly Davis Reyher is the Executive Director at Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, and she's here today with Jim to discuss an upcoming gubernatorial debate. Tomorrow, Tuesday August 18, 2015 in Thibodaux, LA all four candidates for Governor of Louisiana will be at Nicholls State University beginning at 4pm to discuss and debate all things Coastal. Visit crcl.org for more information.

 


Hour Two

U.S. Rep. Chris Stewart

 U.S. Representative from Utah's 2nd Congressional District

U.S. Representative from Utah's 2nd Congressional District

Christopher Douglas "Chris" Stewart is an American author, businessman, former Air Force pilot, and current U.S. Congressman from Utah, and he joins the show today as the first guest during Hour Two. Chris, along with co-author Ted Stewart, co-wrote the book "The Miracle of Freedom: Seven Tipping Points That Saved the World" and he and Jim discuss the book, and the history of "freedom."

Michael Henderson

 LSU Public Policy Research Lab Assistant Professor

LSU Public Policy Research Lab Assistant Professor

Michael Henderson, Assistant Professor of Research for the LSU Public Policy Research Lab talks with Jim about a recent poll that questioned survey participants on the Louisiana Governor race, and the candidate's campaigns. 1,023 people participated in the poll, and one of the interesting discoveries the poll found was: most people don't know who the candidates are, nor do they care. You can find the results of the poll online, right here.

Jay Ducote

  Season 11  "Food Network Star" Runner-Up

Season 11 "Food Network Star" Runner-Up

Louisiana Chef and Season 11 "Food Network Star" Jay Ducote closes out the show today with Jim to discuss what happened last night on the Season Finale of "Food Network Star." Although Jay came in second place last night, losing out to Season winner Eddie Jackson, Jay optimistically discusses his culinary future and what's on the horizon for his growing BBQ sauce brand.

Source: http://www.jayducote.com/#intro