Star Detroit Lions pitcher Denny McClain calls in to discuss various topics of the game of baseball including the controversy surrounding "uppers" taken by players (allegedly) back in his day.
Jerry Ceppos is up next, Dean of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication --- who Jim says knows things about "most things." Ceppos is in studio to discuss the future of print and the "news war" between Advocate owner John Georges and Times Picayune owners, Newhouse Family.
Alan Cutter is a Presbyterian reverend who served in the US Navy from 1969-1975. He was also diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in June 2010. He is a proud spokesperson for The 3rd Annual Parkinson's Conference which is being held Saturday July 19th at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
State Rep. Steve Carter comments on his final day in the Louisiana Legislature, the inauguration of Gov. Edwards and LSU facing Clemson for the national title. Former LSU defensive star Dr. Bo Strange recalls the 1958 championship Tigers closing their perfect season with a 7-0 win over Clemson in the Sugar Bowl. LSU fan Leslie Tassin was present in New Orleans for the champions of 1958, 2003and 2007. He will be in the Superdome tonight.
Senator Dan Claitor and Rep. Steve Carter reflect on three terms in the Legislature as they depart office after 12 years at the Capitol. Carter lost to Franklin Foil by four votes in his quest to represent citizens in District 16, the seat vacated by Claitor.
State Representative Steve Carter on the controversy about the EBR School Board denying a $290,000 per year tax incentive for Exxon Mobil. LSU Manship School Dean Martin Johnson on the contemporary media environment with charges of fake news and media bias and more options for listeners, readers and viewers. Filmmaker Ann de Mare on “The Homestretch,” her production showing at LSU. Radio owner and host Chuck Redden on his parody song about NFL officiating as the Super Bowl looms between the Patriots and Rams.
State Representative and former LSU Associate Athletic Director Steve Carter comments on his latest push for a road tax and LSU opening the NCAA Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville against Yale. Advocate Bureau Chief Mark Ballard analyzes the friction between former Board of Regents Chair Richard Lipsey and LSU President King Alexander. Lipsey is calling for the firing of Alexander and LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva. Theologian Serene Jones comments on her prescription for peace in a fractured world.