Former LSU All American and current color analyst for Tiger football broadcasts, Doug Moreau, reflects on his career and the fast start of No. 6 ranked LSU. Public Service Commisioner Foster Campbell discusses excessive expenses at rural co-ops. Advocate Capitol Bureau Chief Mark Ballard assesses U.S. Sen. John Kennedy’s role in the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and looks at possible stumbling blocks in the state’s push to collect taxes from the internet. Author Sarah Smarsh discusses her book, “Heartland, A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth.”
Karen Roy, Miss Wheelchair America, on her role as an national ambassador. Roy, a Baton Rouge native, was paralyzed in a shooting 31 years ago. Former East Baton Rouge Parish Prosecutor Prem Burns and Southern University Law Professor Susan Nelson discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court amid allegations of sexucal misconduct 36 years ago.
Attorney Lewis Unglesby on the controversies surrounding U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Fairleigh Cook Jackson and Peggy Sweeney McDonald on the Back at Café du’ Monde show.
Celebrated tailor Manuel Martinez details fall fashion choices and assess the sartorial styles of the rich, famous and infamous. The Baton Rouge clothier has three times won the competition at the International Congress of Tailors. Former LSU football great Tommy Casanova on the Tigers’ game Saturday at Auburn and his experiences in football, medicine and government. The College Football Hall of Famer from Crowley was a three-time All-American, an NFL standout, a successful ophthalmologist and state senator. Ginny Stibolt on climate friendly gardening.
Mark Ballard, Capitol Bureau Chief of the Advocate, comments on the continuing friction between Attorney General Jeff Landry and Governor John Bel Edwards. Secretary of State candidate Renee Free on her quest to succeed the departed Tom Schedler with a special election in less than two months.
Julia O’Donoghue, Juanita Washington, Ed Cullen
Times Picayune reporter Julia O’Donoghue on the pattern of sexual misconduct from former high ranking state official Johnny Anderson. Anderson has been contacted but has not responded…one of his alleged victims Juanita Washington joins the conversation. Former Advocate columnist and NPR commentator Ed Cullen on his latest work with the Farmer’s Almanac and the state of journalism in America.