Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”
0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on three additional cases of measles in Cobb County reported by health officials on Friday.
And in other news, Spelman College, Morehouse College and Prairie View A&M University have been granted $3 million to fund faculty development.
01:55: Voters in the city of Doraville headed to the polls earlier this month to choose the city’s mayor. In the end, none of the four candidates on the ballot at the time received more than 50 percent of the vote. Now, incumbent mayoral Donna Pittman and former Doraville City council member Joseph Geierman will be back on this ballot for a run-off election on December 3, 2019. Today, Geierman joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to share his plans for the city, if he is elected.
18:29: This month, Sesame Street reached its 50th birthday. As the PBS program celebrates half of a century on the air, we remember some memorable Sesame Street moments and hear about Sesame Workshop’s project: addressing parental addiction. Kama Einhorn, senior content manager of the United States Social Impact Team for Sesame Workshop, and Jeremy Seymour, creative director of Primal Screen, the Atlanta-based design company, discuss the creation of a new muppet named Karli and reflect on the program’s recent milestone.
38:32: Musician and educator Kevin Bales and singer-songwriter Keri Johnsrud have compiled an album titled “Beyond the Neighborhood, the Music of Fred Rogers.” They join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in studio today alongside bassist Billy Thornton to discuss their tribute to Mr. Rogers.
Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.