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Ara Rubyan

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser assesses the national impact of LSU’s national championship win over Clemson. Ara Rubyan previews the 14th annual Jewish Film Festival at the Manship Theatre. Community activist Erica Etelson talks about her book “Beyond Contempt, How Liberals Can Communicate Across the Great Divide.”

Ara Rubyan previews the 13th annual Jewish Film Festival in Baton Rouge. Democratic activist Faye Williams and Republican Darrell Glasper share views about the president’s trip to New Orleans, the partial government shutdown and possible collusion with Russia.

Ara Rubyan, Director of the Jewish Film Festival, discusses this week’s event at the Manship Theatre.

Democratic blogger and journalist, Lamar White of Bayou Brief squares off with Republican consultant Ali Akbar, Chairman of the Louisiana Young GOP Federation, on Louisiana politics with Governor Edwards seeking re-election next year and President Trump’s declining approval ratings in Louisiana. The latest survey from Southern Media and Opinion Research has the president at 48 percent approval in Louisiana, down from the 58 percent he received in Louisiana in the 2016 election.

Author and biographer Leo Honeycutt visits with Jim to talk about the passing of Marion Edwards, the brother of former Gov. Edwin Edwards and about what news with the governor, his wife Trina and their cable reality show. 

Louisiana Treasurer John Kennedy drops by the program, to discuss Governor Jindal's proposed tax swap--eliminating income taxes while raising sales taxes. 

Ara Rubyan discusses this year's Jewish Film Festival and Bobbie Robertson talks about the upcoming Pre-K Round Up for the East Baton Rouge School System.