Closer Look: Denzel Washington; Standing Rock; And More

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hursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Thomas Kemper and Mary Andreolli, respectively general secretary and executive communications director of the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church, tell of their experience at Standing Rock as part of the church’s efforts to block the Dakota Access Pipeline;
  • 18:42: “Closer Look” goes to the red carpet and speaks with the cast of the new movie “Fences,” directed by and co-starring Denzel Washington, about the film based on the August Wilson play;
  • 28:01:  WABE’s Medical Analyst Dr. Ford Vox talks about social determinants of health in today’s “Medical Minute”;
  • 32:46:  Casey Cox, a south Georgia farmer, explains what’s at stake for farmers as they await a Supreme Court ruling in the so-called “Water Wars” between Georgia and Florida.

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