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Closer Look: Burrell Ellis; Black Friday Sales; And More

DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis hugs his wife Philippa. He spoke out Thursday with his defense attorney Craig Gillen, for the first time since he was convicted a year and a half ago following a second trial in DeKalb County.
DeKalb CEO Burrell Ellis hugs his wife Philippa. He spoke out Thursday with his defense attorney Craig Gillen, for the first time since he was convicted a year and a half ago following a second trial in DeKalb County.
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Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Dan Chapman, reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, gives an update on the water wars case between Georgia and Florida;
  • 8:12: Doug Bowman, professor of marketing at Emory University, talks about how retailers fared during Black Friday and Cyber Monday;
  • 19:30: Legal analyst Page Pate talks about the Georgia Supreme Court’s decision to throw out the convictions of former Dekalb County CEO Burrell Ellis;
  • 35:59: Sarah Kate Ellis, Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) president and CEO, talks about the launching of the Trump Accountability Project, which is designed to be a resource for media on anti-LGBTQ statements and actions made by the president elect and his administration.

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