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Closer Look: Spelman To Accept Students Who Self-Identify As Women; And More

Sep 21, 2017

Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00: The nuclear expansion project, Plant Vogtle, has experienced numerous delays, amid a growing $1 billion budget. Public Service Commission Chairman Stan Wise gives an update about the expansion project at Plant Vogtle.
  • 10:17: Atlanta's Spelman College has announced it will accept students who self-identify as women, regardless of their sex at birth. A roundtable discussion  about the new enrollment, and admissions, policy with alumnae from the historically black women's institution.
  • 41:40: Humanitarian Marguerite Barankitse was living in the African country of Burundi during a time when the country experienced 12 years of civil war. She managed to escape the violence, and helped rescued nearly 30,000 children from the country.  Barankitse is the keynote speaker for Emory University’s 21 Days of Peace Program — she shares her story. 

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