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LSU Manship School Professor Bob Mann and Advocate Editorial Writer Lanny Keller exchange rankings of the ten Louisiana governors in their lifetime…from Earl Long to John Bel Edwards. Mann worked for Gov. Kathleen Blanco and Keller was on the team of Gov. David Treen. Keller and Mann also talk about the testimony of Special Counsel Bob Mueller before two U.S. House committees and the discussion about LSU’s new multimillion dollar football operations building. Mark Ballard, Capitol Bureau Chief of the Advocate, comments on controversy at LSU’s Lab School. Cybersecurity expert Gary Miliefsky examines the growing cryptocurrency market, the innovative technology that powers it and learning how to avoid the scammers and cybercriminals.

Latest Episodes
  • Public Service Commissioner and Democrat Foster Campbell is joined by longtime State Representative and Republican Garey Forster to discuss the presidential election including Joe Biden dropping out of the race, Vice President Kamala Harris, and the upcoming Democratic Convention. EBR School Board member Patrick Martin talks the latest with the school board and the next steps regarding the superintendent search.
  • Public Service Commissioner and Democrat Foster Campbell is joined by longtime State Representative and Republican Garey Forster to discuss the presidential election including Joe Biden dropping out of the race, Vice President Kamala Harris, and the upcoming Democratic Convention. EBR School Board member Patrick Martin talks the latest with the school board and the next steps regarding the superintendent search.
  • President & CEO of Visit Baton Rouge Jill Kidder gives insight into the impact Visit Baton Rouge plays on the positives of the Capital city. The Advocate's Mark Ballard talks various political topics including the latest on the Republican Convention, JD Vance, Donald Trump and also Nancy Pelosi's comments on Joe Biden and the Democratic party.
  • Pollster Bernie Pinsonat is joined by political consultant Mary-Patricia Wray to discuss various political topics including upcoming local elections, the the final day of qualifying for the November 5th election, the latest regarding the presidential election, and Donald Trump's speech at the recent Republican National Convention. Vocalist Phillip Manuel talks his upcoming performance at Snug Harbor. For tickets and more information, visit, https://www.ticketweb.com/event/phillip-manuel-with-michael-pellera-snug-harbor-jazz-bistro-tickets/13746053.
  • President & CEO of Visit Baton Rouge Jill Kidder gives insight into the impact Visit Baton Rouge plays on the positives of the Capital city. The Advocate's Mark Ballard talks various political topics including the latest on the Republican Convention, JD Vance, Donald Trump and also Nancy Pelosi's comments on Joe Biden and the Democratic party.
  • Community advocate in Baton Rouge Tania Nyman discusses the latest regarding Louisiana charter schools and the search for the East Baton Rouge Parish superintendent. Retired LSU Manship Chair Bob Mann talks the latest with the presidential election including his thoughts on the presidential candidates and their parties.
  • Attorney Phil Preis is joined by his daughter and law partner Caroline Graham to give insight into the 2012 Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme. Features editor at The Advocate Jan Risher remembers longtime Baton Rouge columnist Smiley Anders amid his recent passing. Author Anne Arceneaux talks her latest work, "Pecan Chi".
  • Attorney Phil Preis is joined by his daughter and law partner Caroline Graham to give insight into the 2012 Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme. Features editor at The Advocate Jan Risher remembers longtime Baton Rouge columnist Smiley Anders amid his recent passing. Author Anne Arceneaux talks her latest work, "Pecan Chi".
  • Politician and the former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Charlie Melançon speaks on various local and national political topics including the recent attempted assassination of Donald Trump. Attorney and first Republican woman elected to statewide office in Louisiana Suzanne Haik Terrell talks the Trump administration amid the upcoming presidential election. The Washington Post's Frederic Frommer reflects on the 1979 "Malaise" speech of Jimmy Carter and it's impact on politics today.
  • Cofounder of 10,000 Women Louisiana Melissa Flournoy is joined by former State Representative Troy Hebert to discuss local and national politics including the Landry administration thus far, issues throughout our community such as climate change, and the upcoming presidential election and the parties. Former United States Representative Billy Tauzin gives his take on national political topics including the upcoming presidential election and it's candidates.