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Friday, November 30th: John Barry, Hillar Moore, Tim Muffitt

John Barry, author of “Rising Tide, the epic story of the 1927 flood that changed Louisiana and America, tells how he became one of the nation’s foremost authorities on influenza and recalls the night of Dec. 1, 1973 when Tulane ended LSU’s 25-year reign in one of college football’s most storied rivalries of the 20th Century. Barry was an assistant coach with the Greenies 45 years ago. EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore assesses the Dec. 8 vote on funding for a mental health center in East Baton Rouge Parish. Baton Rouge Symphony Conductor Tim Muffitt on holiday performances by his orchestra.

John Barry on 1918 Influenza outbreak/Tulane
Tim Muffitt on holiday symphony performances

Every weekday Jim engages listeners with compelling discussions ranging from presidential and gubernatorial campaigns to LSU football and the aftermath of disasters like Hurricane Isaac.