Talk Louisiana, September 21th, 2018

Jim Bernhard, former president of the Shaw Group and former chair of the Louisiana Democratic Party, will discuss the political landscape in Baton Rouge and the Beltway and assess business opportunities in Louisiana in the Age of Trump. The guest is now head of Bernhard Capital with 18,000 employees.

Talk Louisiana, September 20th, 2018

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.”

Talk Louisiana, September 19th, 2018

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.

Talk Louisiana, September 14th, 2018

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. 

Talk Louisiana, September 13th, 2018

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.