01/19 Thursday: Jay Connaughton, Mark Ballard, Diane Ravitch, Donney Rose

Hour One

Jay Connaughton

Connaughton is a native of Louisiana and the man behind Donald Trump's political advertisements that helped him become president-elect. He is originally from Covington and attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. He has worked on many major campaigns throughout his career.  

Mark Ballard

Mark Ballard of The Advocate discusses Donald Trump and his policies the day before his inauguration is set to take place. 

Hour Two

Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch is a historian of education, a research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture and  is the former US Assistant Secretary of Education. She joined Jim to discuss Trump's nominee for Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos. 

Donney Rose

Poet Donney Rose comes in-studio to talk young poets here in Baton Rouge, La. Got to forwardarts.org to learn more about the ALL CITY Teen Poetry Slam in Baton Rouge.