Closer Look: Welcoming America; Atlanta BeltLine; And More

Rachel Peric, deputy director of Welcoming America, talks about welcoming new immigrants to Atlanta today on ''Closer Look.''
Rachel Peric, deputy director of Welcoming America, talks about welcoming new immigrants to Atlanta today on ''Closer Look.''
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Wednesday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Kevin Riley, editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and investigative reporter Danny Rollings talk about what they found after reviewing thousands of patients’ claims of sexual abuse by their doctors;
  • 22:29: Rachel Peric, deputy director of Welcoming America, talks about welcoming new immigrants to Atlanta;
  • 37:20: Charles Meadows, executive director of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, discusses the role the partnership plays in its development;
  • 54:37: Johnny Kauffman reports on the upcoming runoff vote in Cobb County for the chair of the county commission and how it would affect the Braves stadium;
  • 59:14: Jeff Clayton, policy director of the American Bail Coalition, talks about jailing the poor for low-level offenses when they can’t make bail.