Lamar White, publisher of The Bayou Brief, previews Louisiana’s gubernatorial primary just 40 days away. Former LSU standout and onetime head football coach of McNeese State John McCann assesses Saturday’s showdown at Austin between LSU and Texas.
Lamar White on the gov's race
John McCann on LSU's 55-3 win over Georgia Southern
Meteorologist John Wetherbee provides the latest information on the path and expected time for landfall for Barry. Lamar White of the Bayou Brief comments on hurricanes in Louisiana, the threat to land and residents and assesses the politics winds in Washington D.C. and Louisiana. Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, a New Orleans native, reflects on storms past and the imminent danger of the current one. University of Oklahoma historian Steven Gillon remembers his friend, John F. Kennedy Jr., who died 20 years ago this month in a plane crash. Gillon’s book is “The Life of John F. Kennedy Jr., America’s Reluctant Prince.”
Lamar White of the Bayou Brief on the popularity of President Trump in Louisiana and the governor's election taking a new turn with Gov. John Bel Edwards signing a restrictive abortion bill. Journalist Michael Wolff on his latest expose' about the Trump Presidency. "Siege, Trump Under Fire," follows "Fire and Fury," a number one bestseller. Journalist, professor and lawyer Roger Johns comments on his Baton Rouge based novels, "Dark River Rising" and "River of Secrets."
State Representative Pat Smith of Baton Rouge on a busy docket at the Legislature and her quest to become a state Senator. Lamar White of the Bayou Brief comments on the acquisition of the Times-Picayune by John Georges, the Louisiana governor’s election and a collision in the Beltway over the Mueller Report.
Jan Kasofsky, Executive Director of Capital Area Human Services, details the opioid epidemic in Baton Rouge. Cecile Richards, former President of Planned Parenthood, previews her book “Make Trouble, Stand Up, Speak Out and Find the Courage to Lead.” Lamar White, Publisher of Bayou Brief, comments on the candidacy for governor of Congressman Ralph Abraham and the reaction in Louisiana to the report from Attorney General William Barr related to the yet unreleased Mueller Report.
Former State Senator Elbert Guillory, Director of Outreach for the Louisiana GOP, and Lamar White, Publisher of the Bayou Brief exchange views on Blackface in Louisiana, the border wall, President Trump and Gov. John Bel Edwards. Architects Chris and Trula Remson of Baton Rouge talk about some of their projects, including the BR High School renovation and addition, the Knock Knock Children’s Museum and The Advocate Building.