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Closer Look: Democratic National Convention; And More

Jul 27, 2016

Wednesday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, who is co-chair of the Democratic National Convention’s platform committee, gave an update on the convention;
  • 17:18: Professor Greg Huey, chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Tech, talks about the how the hole in the ozone layer is healing itself and what can be learned from this new development;
  • 32:13: John Barrow, former congressman and DNC delegate, Khalid Kamau, organizer with ATL is Ready and DNC delegate, and Gigi Pedraza, co-founder of social venture YoSoyM continue their discussion about the party’s platform in part two of our Georgia Democrats political roundtable;
  • 50:55: Elly Yu gives an update on a report about a program that helps police officers buy houses within city limits;
  • 55:32: Rose Scott, Denis O’Hayer and survivor Calvin Thorbourne III remember where they were during the 1996 bombing of Centennial Olympic Park.