08/17 Thursday: Nicole Sweazy, Mark Ballard, Richard Marksbury

Hour One

Nicole Sweazy


Nicole Sweazy is a Housing Program Admin for the Louisiana Housing Corporation. She came on air live and in studio to speak on the historic flood and the recovery that has been happeinging throughout the state. 


Mark Ballard


Mark Ballard from The Advocate returned to discuss a number of topics, including LSU enrollment, Mike the Tiger and the events that unfolded in Charlottesville. 

Hour Two

Richard Marksbury 

Richard Marksbury is the former Dean of Tulane University; Marksbury joined the conversation on the removal of confederate statues across the nation. There is currently an initiative in New Orleans to remove the statue of Andrew Jackson from Jackson Square.