07/12 Tuesday: Jean Edward Smith, Chris Tyson on racism in Baton Rouge, White Trash


Jean Edward Smith

Jean Edward Smith offers a biography of George W. Bush, showing how he ignored his advisers to make key decisions himself—most disastrously the choice to invade Iraq—and how these decisions were often driven by the President’s deep religious faith.

Chris Tyson

The LSU Law Professor has written an article in the New York Times in relation to the Baton Rouge shooting.  Tyson describes his hometown and addresses race issues and different scenarios in Baton Rouge. 


Nancy Isenberg

T. Harry Williams Professor at LSU, Isenberg acknowledges the words associated with different classes and how they have evolved into the characteristics that make up our different cultures today.