03/14 Monday: Commissioner of Higher Ed, Dr. Joseph Rallo, Thom Reed of FamilySearch, Henry Barbour, Jim Kleinpeter of NOLA.com


Commissioner of Higher Education, Dr. Joseph Rallo

Dr. Joseph Rallo talks to Jim about the status of higher education in line with the budget after the end of the special session.  Dr. Rallo mentions TOPS reductions, universities that have been affected by budget cuts and the flooding damages that occurred last week.

Senior Marketing Manager with FamilySearch International

FamilySearch is a genealogy organization operated by the Genealogical Society of Utah, the genealogical arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources, and services designed to help people learn more about their family history. Reed announces the release of 4 million Freedman's Bureau records.


Henry Barbour

Henry leads Capitol Resources lobbying efforts in numerous states around the country. He is recognized as one of the top strategic political operatives in the country. Henry discusses his views on Donald Trump and how he feels as a republican.

Jim Kleinpeter of NOLA.com

Jim Kleinpeter is on the show to talk about the late Marshall "Marty" Mule'.  Mule', 73, died Saturday after suffering a heart attack at his home in Covington. Kleinpeter and Jim share memories of the former Tiger Rag writer and remember some of Mule's popular writings. 

Services for Mule' will be held Wednesday at Mary Queen of Peace Church in Mandeville (1501 West Causeway Approach) with burial to follow at Lakelawn Metairie Funeral Home.  Visitation is from 11-noon, followed by the mass.