Closer Look: Emory University’s President Reflects; And More

Emory University President James Wagner reflects on his 13 years leading the university and his upcoming retirement today on ''Closer Look.''
Emory University President James Wagner reflects on his 13 years leading the university and his upcoming retirement today on ''Closer Look.''
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Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 00:00: Emory University President James Wagner reflects on his 13 years leading the university and his upcoming retirement;
  • 20:12: Bassist Jane Little, who joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in 1945, played with the group for 71 seasons, and died on Sunday, speaks with Gabbie Watts about her life as a musician;
  • 24:36: Greg Bluestein, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, talks about the new AJC poll on the general election, Gov. Deal and more;
  • 37:46: Candace Wheeler talks about a planned meeting between Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Glenn Beck, the kidnapping of a baby bison in Yellowstone National Park, and a woman driving into Lake Huron in today’s Trending segment;
  • 43:02: Fulton County Chairman John Eaves evaluates the state of the county and discusses the future of transportation, cityhood movements and more;
  • 1:04:48: Kaye Lanning Minchew, author of “A President in Our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia,” talks about her book, which details the former president’s many trips to Georgia.