Closer Look: George Wallace’s Daughter Talks Reconciliation In Her New Memoir; Georgia Juvenile Justice Commissioner Talks New Role

In her new book, “The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation,” Peggy Wallace Kennedy grapples with her father’s legacy. She joined “Closer Look” host Rose Scott in studio yesterday for a conversation about her journey.
In her new book, “The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation,” Peggy Wallace Kennedy grapples with her father’s legacy. She joined “Closer Look” host Rose Scott in studio yesterday for a conversation about her journey.
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on reports that Republican Rep. Tom Graves of Georgia’s 14th district will not seek re-election in 2020.
  • In other news, the federal appeals court in Georgia is set to hear arguments regarding a transgender student’s fight to use the school restrooms that match his gender identity.
  • 03:32: This July, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp swore in a new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice. Tyrone Oliver now leads the DJJ, which serves the state’s youth offenders up to the age of 21 years old. He joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to share his plans for the department.
Tyrone Oliver
This July, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp swore in a new commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice. Tyrone Oliver now leads the DJJ, which serves the state’s youth offenders up to the age of 21 years old. He joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio to share his plans for the department. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)
  • 27:57: In her new book, “The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation,” Peggy Wallace Kennedy grapples with the legacy and views of her father, former Alabama Gov. George Wallace. She joined “Closer Look” host Rose Scott in-studio yesterday for a conversation about her journey.

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