Conflicted Love Letter to Atlanta Hits the Small Screen

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If a film could be part documentary and part poem, then this would describe General Orders Number Nine. Robert Persons’ film, which describes the conflict between a Southern city and its surrounding landscape, comes out on DVD and Blue-Ray this week. Last August, host John Lemley sat down to talk with Persons. John started out by asking him how the idea for the film came about.

Broadcast version of story that aired February 12, 2012

WABE’s Kate Sweeney produced this story.