Closer Look: Recess Bill; Temple Grandin; And More

Bailey Richardson, Kendra Boston and Katy Cornell play during recess at the Coquille Valley Middle School Wednesday, April 12, 2006, in Coquille, Ore.  (APPhoto/Rick Bowmer)
Bailey Richardson, Kendra Boston and Katy Cornell play during recess at the Coquille Valley Middle School Wednesday, April 12, 2006, in Coquille, Ore. (APPhoto/Rick Bowmer)
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Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Jim Burress gives a news brief on former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue testifying before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. He is a nominee to be the next US Secretary of Agriculture;
  • 1:52: Tinaz Pavri, political scientist at Spelman College, and Hashim Gibrill, political science professor at Clark Atlanta University, speaks about common threads that helped President Donald Trump, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other world leaders win elections;
  • 21:10: Dr. Laurence Beer, hospitalist and Emory University assistant professor, discusses how Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would require students from kindergarten to fifth grade to have at least 30 minutes of unstructured free time;
  • 32:02: Temple Grandin, renowned autism advocate, talks about her journey as part of “Closer Look’s” celebration of Women’s History month.

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