Closer Look: Gun Owners Round Table; Guatemala’s Chronic Malnutrition; And More

Anne Hallum, founder of the Alliance for International Reforestation, with children in Guatemala.
Anne Hallum, founder of the Alliance for International Reforestation, with children in Guatemala.
Credit / Stetson University/Flickr

Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: The investigation continues into this month’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, which left 58 concert goers dead, and hundreds more wounded, after 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival. Meanwhile, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are talking about potential gun control measures. A discussion with Ken Baye, co-owner of Stoddard’s Range and Guns, and Daphne Jordan, leader of Well Armed Women South Atlanta chapter, about gun ownership and policies.
  • 17:25:According to the World Food Program, Guatemala is one of the nations, with the highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world, which happens, due to long periods of drought and crippling crops. The Atlanta based non-profit, Alliance for International Reforestation, AIR, is trying “to improve human and environmental health” in that region. A conversation with Anne Hallum, founding president of AIR.
  • 30:44: An inside look at Flat Shoals Elementary in South Dekalb with WABE education reporter, Martha Dalton. The school is profiled in the WABE documentary “Making the Grade: A School in Transition.”

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