Closer Look: Ga. Conservatives React To Charlottesville; And More

A counter demonstrator uses a lighted spray can against a white nationalist demonstrator at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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Tuesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: A weekend rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent as white nationalists clashed with counter protestors. When ideologies turn deadly, what can  or should  politicians do? We hear from a round table of Georgia conservatives including Director of Community Affairs for the Georgia Young Republican Party, Janelle Jones, Co-founder of the Tea Party, Debbie Dooley and Executive Vice President of Atlanta Young Republicans, Jake Evans.
  • 30:34: Environmentalists and beekeepers have been concerned about the declining population of honeybees for a long time, but this year there’s been a rise in U.S. honeybees as compared to last year, according to a recent report by the U.S Department of Agriculture. Linda Tillman, the president of Georgia Beekeepers Association, tells us more.
  • 43:25: Fall classes resume Wednesday at Morehouse College. The college’s interim president, Harold Martin Jr., talks about his vision for the upcoming school year and the search for the college’s next permanent president. 

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