Closer Look: Vietnam War Veteran Cary King; Conversations About Race; And More

Cary King, who served in the U.S Army and National Guard and was in the infantry and artillery in the Vietnam War during 1967 and 1968, talks about his service.
Cary King, who served in the U.S Army and National Guard and was in the infantry and artillery in the Vietnam War during 1967 and 1968, talks about his service.
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Thursday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: A news brief on a developing story from the Atlanta University Center, where students are alleging instances of rape and sexual assault on campus. Yesterday, signs were posted anonymously throughout the campus alleging sexual assault, and rape, by students. The signs also named specific campus organizations and allege they have students within those groups committing these acts. Also posted with the signs was the hashtag “We Know What You Did,” which has been trending on Twitter, and has generated thousands of tweets.
  • 2:41: We continue our series focused on veterans. Today, a conversation with Cary King, who served in the U.S Army and National Guard and was in the infantry and artillery in the Vietnam War during 1967 and 1968. King talks about his service and dedication to helping fellow service members.
  • 35:18: In 2014, journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote a blog post explaining why she was no longer talking to white people about issues of race. Despite that declaration, the post led Eddo-Lodge to many more conversations about race and writing a book titled “Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race”. Eddo-Lodge talks about her journey leading up to writing the book and after — it was released this week in the U.S. and Canada.

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