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Political Rewind

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Political Rewind

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The political game in Georgia is more dynamic than ever. From local elected officials to state and federal government, we're facing complicated issues. On "Political Rewind" we take the time to break down these issues, speaking directly to the decision makers. We not only get you caught up on the week that was in state politics, but we look ahead so that you will stay informed.
 
Georgia has been the epicenter for the national conversation about who gets to vote and how those votes are counted. In the last few years, many changes have been made through the courts and the court of public opinion. Now, the 2020 election will be the biggest test the state has seen. Georgia Public Broadcasting political reporter Stephen Fowler walks through the ins and outs of how voting works in Georgia, highlighting the good, the bad and the complicated.
 
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On Second Thought

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On Second Thought

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On Second Thought is a one-hour news talk show hosted by Virginia Prescott that airs at 11 a.m. Friday, 7 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia and the South — including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. Subscribe for weekly episodes that highlight the stories and characters that are impacting the civi ...
 
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Two Way Street

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Two Way Street is an exciting new approach to exploring the issues, people and events that make Georgia a vibrant place to live, work and play. While most news broadcasts provide useful summaries of the day’s news, Two Way Street's mission is to give listeners a more complete perspective on the major issues facing the state, and to seek out engaging stories about the talents and achievements of the remarkable people who give our state its unique personality.
 
“Nothing Funny about Money,” is the brainchild of hosts Matt Goren and Michael Gene Thomas from the College of Family and Consumer Sciences’ department of financial planning, housing and consumer economics at The University of Georgia. Goren is an adjunct assistant professor and Thomas is a doctoral student in the department. Our intended audience is people who find personal finance a bit scary and frustrating but still need help,” Goren said. The focus is less on money and more on quality o ...
 
"Shots in the Back: Exhuming the 1970 Augusta Riot" tells the story of one of the first major Civil Rights Era riots in the South. The immediate cause of the riot in Augusta, Ga. was the brutal murder of Charles Oatman, an African American teenager held by police in the county jail. During the riot, six Black men were killed by white police officers, all of them shot in the back. In a collaboration, students at the Jessye Norman School of the Arts join GPB in telling this story.
 
The coronavirus pandemic has us all asking a lot of questions: How long will I have to practice “social distancing”? Will there be a cure for COVID-19? Can I ever touch my face again? WABE health reporter Sam Whitehead and guests will try to answer those questions. He’ll talk with experts, public officials, journalists, and everyday people about how the coronavirus is affecting their lives.
 
In 1991, seven black and five white jurors convicted Troy Davis of murder in the shooting death of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail. Davis sat on Georgia’s deathrow for 20 years. Leading up to his execution, there were mass protests. Some of Davis’ supporters included Pope Benedict XVI, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and former Republican Congressman Bob Barr of Georiga. Their efforts to stop the execution weren’t successful. On September 21, 2011, the state of Georgia executed Tro ...
 
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Wednesday on Political Rewind: The Department of Justice is investigating the fraudulent slate of Donald Trump electors in Georgia. Plus, House Speaker David Ralston prepares to unveil a bill to dramatically expand mental health resources. And GOP lawmakers are looking to ban access to abortion pills by mail.The Panel:Dr. Amy Steigerwalt — Professo…
 
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Speaker David Ralston joined us to discuss one of the most contentious sessions in his 12 years of holding the gavel in the General Assembly. We asked Ralston how he intends to navigate through hot button issues like a ban on the teaching of critical race theory and book bans in schools while keeping the 2022 session fo…
 
Monday on Political Rewind: We are back under the Gold Dome! The state Capitol is buzzing again as lawmakers get to work on Gov. Kemp's proposed budget. We took a look at the different parts of the budget and how lawmakers will likely alter its contents.The Panel:James Salzer – Assistant senior editor of state government and politics, The Atlanta J…
 
Friday on Political Rewind: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has called for a grand jury to investigate former President Donald Trump's attempts to meddle in the 2020 election. Plus, A fiery gubernatorial election drives the Republican primary to hot-button issues.The panel: Dr. Andra Gillespie — Professor of political science and direct…
 
An investigation finds one apartment complex in Clayton County has filed more evictions against tenants than any other landlord across metro Atlanta — including during the federal government's pandemic eviction ban that was designed to keep people in their homes and stem the spread of COVID-19.
 
Thursday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden faced a series of daunting challenges since taking office one year ago, including a dramatic resurgence of the coronavirus and a unified GOP Senate minority determined to block the president's agenda. Plus, former Sen. David Perdue is calling for a new police unit to monitor state elections, based o…
 
Wednesday on Political Rewind: The fight to pass a federal voting rights law is now taking center stage in the U.S. Senate. Also: Gov. Kemp and David Perdue are trading charges of illegal campaign fundraising activities. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams is expected to get an important endorsement today.The panel:Dr. Adrienne Jones — Political science profe…
 
Tuesday on Political Rewind we talk one-on-one with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman. We dive into Stockman's book "American Made" to see how the loss of manufacturing jobs changed the political landscape of the early 21st century. But first, the latest on voting rights as the Senate skips recess to vote on the matter. Farah Stockma…
 
Monday on Political Rewind: We mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a panel of Georgians reflecting on the legacy of the great civil rights leader. What would Dr. King make of the setbacks in the U.S. Senate this past week experienced by those calling for new voting rights legislation?The Panel:Jim Galloway — Former political columnist, The Atl…
 
Friday on Political Rewind: Just days after visiting Georgia, where he demanded the U.S. Senate pass voting rights legislation, President Joe Biden admits the prospects for action are now dim. Is there a future for federal election reform law? Meanwhile, in his State of the State speech, Gov. Brian Kemp showcased his plans for doling out billions o…
 
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gov. Kemp prepares his State of the State address. Meanwhile, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens seeks to improve the relationship between city and state government. And Sen. Warnock puts pressure on big businesses to step in the fight on voting rights.The Panel:Kevin Riley — Editor, The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionRep. Chuck…
 
Wednesday on Political Rewind: President Joe Biden now faces a daunting challenge back at the U.S. Capitol as he attempts to make good on commitments to sign into law federal voting rights legislation. It's a move he pushed for during his visit to Atlanta on Tuesday. Can Biden wrangle enough support to pass the voting rights legislation he describe…
 
Tuesday on Political Rewind: 'Go Dawgs' is the rallying cry around Georgia this morning after The University of Georgia breaks a four-decade dry spell. But, President Biden will make his own headlines when he visits Atlanta and prepares to announce a carve-out to the filibuster that would push forward key voting rights legislation. The Panel:Dr. Am…
 
Monday on Political Rewind: President Biden declared Georgia to be ground zero for voter suppression laws ahead of his visit. But activists say if Biden wants voter protections, he should stay in Washington, D.C., and focus on the two bills stalled there in the Senate. Plus, a high positive rate in COVID tests around the state.Panelists:Alan Abramo…
 
Friday on Political Rewind: The three men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery were set to be sentenced today in a Brunswick courtroom. All three face a mandatory 30 years in prison, but we asked: will any of them be given a chance of parole? The tragic deaths last year of Arbery, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and other African Americans accele…
 
Liberty County outside Savannah is one place where the number of people quitting their jobs has been extraordinary, even amid the national so-called Great Resignation that's seen record numbers of people quit. Why Liberty County is so hard hit and how the employee exodus is changing the fabric of the community, is the subject of this week's Georgia…
 
Thursday on Political Rewind: In a special live 2 p.m. edition, we mark the anniversary of a dark chapter in U.S. history. Last year on Jan. 6, supporters of former President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to halt the democratic process. The shockwaves continue to reverberate in Georgia and across the country in 2022. This all plays o…
 
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