Monday, January 13, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”
0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on weather conditions in the metro area.
Plus, today marks the beginning of Georgia’s 2020 legislative session.
02:28: Finally, WABE reporter Sam Whitehead joins “Closer Look” in-studio to discuss the latest update on repairs happening Grady Memorial Hospital after a pipe burst and caused major flooding at last month.
10:55: It’s back to business at the state capitol for the next 40 days and 40 nights. Jennifer Owens, deputy director of the Georgia Budget Policy Institute, shares the top issues her organization is watching this legislative session.
28:39: “Closer Look” is celebrating five years on the air. Today, we take a look back at some of the program’s most memorable conversations and remember the lives of guests who have passed away.
On "Closer Look's" fifth anniversary, we are taking a look back at memorable segments. In this special edition of Closer Look in 2017, Rose Scott spoke with two groups of kids ages 9-13 about topics that matter to them. (Photo credit: Emilia Brock/WABE)
Today, "Closer Look" remembers the life of Rosalie Brown, who appeared on the program back in 2017 alongside her seizure response dog, Rolex, who helped manage her epilepsy. (Photo credit: Al Such/WABE)
Today, "Closer Look remembers the life of Ken Caudill, who joined "Closer Look" on the program in 2015 described his experience being diagnosed and living with Alzheimer’s. (Photo credit: Charles W. Jones for WABE)
On "Closer Look's" fifth anniversary, we take a look back at former guests on the program. Back in 2015, then-14-year-old Britt joined "Closer Look" to discuss her journey as a transgender teenager. (Photo credit: Lauren Waits)
“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.