Briefly Speaking

Season 1.1: Pod Save Louisiana

From left to right: Dan Pfeiffer, Tommy Vietor, Jesse Gilmore (Bayou Brief board member), Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett. Dude in the wheelchair: Lamar White, Jr.

February 1, 2019: Jon Favreau, Tommy Vietor, and Jon Lovett- the trio of former speechwriters for President Obama who are now the creative forces behind the nation’s best-known podcast- join Lamar for a wide-ranging discussion about Roger Goodell, climate change, the jungle primary, and former Gov. Earl K. Long. 

Season 1.2: As the Deep South confronts Confederate monuments, a small town in Louisiana honors a Union General.

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Lamar White, Jr. is a native of Alexandria, Louisiana, a resident of New Orleans, a product of the state public education system, and a graduate of Rice University in Houston and Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law in Dallas. Prior to launching the Bayou Brief, Lamar published the award-winning blog site, CenLamar, and worked for more than five years as an executive assistant to his hometown mayor. Lamar's investigative reporting has been referenced by every major news publication in the country, and he has been the subject of profiles in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and the Advocate.