Closer Look: AJC Editor Responds to ‘Richard Jewell’ Movie; Oglethorpe University President Reflects On Trip To The Border; The Mission of New American Pathways

Writer-director Clint Eastwood, left, and actor Paul Walter Hauser during the filming of "Richard Jewell." Hauser portrays the title character who went from hero to suspect after the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing that killed one woman.
Writer-director Clint Eastwood, left, and actor Paul Walter Hauser during the filming of "Richard Jewell." Hauser portrays the title character who went from hero to suspect after the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing that killed one woman.
Credit Clair Folger / Warner Bros.

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is asking the makers of the movie “Richard Jewell” to release a statement saying they took a dramatic license. In a statement, a spokesman for Warner Brothers told WABE that the film comes from credible source material and that the AJC’s claims are baseless. AJC Editor Kevin Riley joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” by phone to discuss his response to the movie and Warner’s statement.
  • 13:53: Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to reflect on a recent trip to the United States-Mexico border.
Oglethorpe University President Larry Schall joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to reflect on a recent trip to the United States-Mexico border. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)

34:28: The local nonprofit New American Pathways serves approximately 5,000 refugees a year. On National Human Rights Day, we’ll hear more about their work and mission from the organization’s CEO Paedia Mixon and Abu Talib, a former client and staff member.

On National Human Rights Day, nonprofit New American Pathways CEO Paedia Mixon and Abu Talib, a former client and staff member, talk about the group’s mission and work. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.