Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”
0:00: Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls took to the stage against last night for another debate, which took place this time right here in Atlanta. Lizet Ocampo, political director of People for the American Way, a self-described “progressive advocacy organization,” was one of many who traveled to Atlanta for the night’s event. She joined “Closer Look” in studio this morning for a conversation about her biggest takeaways from the debate, and shared her perspective on Latino voter’s influence on the 2020 election.
13:42: “Closer Look’s” analysis of last night’s Democratic presidential debate continues with Adrianne Shropshire, executive director of BlackPAC, and political analyst and strategist Fred Hicks.
29:46: Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 16-years old for the murder of 43-year-old Johnny Allen. Brown said she was a sex trafficking victim and shot Allen in self-defense. Fifteen years into her sentence, she was granted clemency. Now Cyntoia Brown-Long, she recently joined “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to share her story and discuss her new book, “Free Cyntoia: My Search for Redemption in the American Prison System.”
“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.