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Closer Look: Omari Hardwick; Simon Helberg; And More

Jul 28, 2016

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

  • 0:00: Emory University political scientist Alan Abramowitz talks about what effect party conventions have on voters;
  • 16:05: WABE’s Tom Maples reflects on his time as torchbearer for the 1996 Olympic Games;
  • 24:08: Omari Hardwick talks about his hit TV show “Power” and being both an actor and an activist;
  • 40:35: Actor Simon Helberg, better known as Howard Wolowitz on "The Big Bang Theory," talks about his role in "Florence Foster Jenkins," a new movie where he stars alongside Meryl Streep;
  • 57:24:  In today's "Medical Minute," medical analyst Dr. Ford Vox talks about what Georgians need to know about tick-borne illnesses;
  • 1:01:32: Sandeep Dube, Delta Air Lines’ vice president of customer engagement and loyalty, talks about how customers have responded positively to frequent flier changes to come in Delta’s SkyMiles program;
  • 1:11:43: "Superfrequent flyer" and Diamond Medallion member Alex Hvass challenges Delta’s stance that its Diamond Medallion customers are happier;
  • 1:17:29:  In today’s "Trending," Candace Wheeler talks with Daniel Sieberg, a political trends expert with Google, about Google’s top trends during both the Republican National Convention and the Democratic National Convention;
  • 1:23:09:  Maria Saporta of Saporta Report comments on why Peachtree Street needs a streetcar.