05/16 Tuesday: Simon Sebag Montefiore, Joyce Burges, Herman Brister, and Ben Bagert

Hour One

Simon Sebag Montefiore 

Simon Sebag Montefiore is an award-winning British author, historian and tv presenter ; he discussed his latest book titled, The Romanovs. Simon was born in London and currently lives there with his wife and children.

Joyce Burges

Former Councilwoman of Baker, Joyce Burges, came on the air to discuss the dedication to the park in Baker to be named after Martin Luther King Jr. 

Hour Two

Herman Brister

McKinley High School principal Herman Brister came on the show to comment on the tragic death of Bryant Lee, a senior and honor student at McKinley. Bryant Lee was shot in the head and killed on Saturday and would have graduated on Wednesday with a 3.5 GPA. 

Ben Bagert 

Lawyer Ben Bagert spoke on a letter to the editor that he wrote to the New York Times, defending the preservation PGT Beauregard's monument in NOLA. The letter to the editor was not printed in the NYT but was printed in The Advocate.