Closer Look with Rose Scott

‘Closer Look’ guests reflect on the life and legacy of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

November 20, 2023

People across Georgia and all around the world are mourning the passing of former first lady Rosalynn Carter. Mrs. Carter, who was married to former President Jimmy Carter for 77 years, died on Sunday at 96. For Monday’s edition of “Closer Look,” show host Rose Scott talked with several guests about Mrs. Carter’s life, legacy and global humanitarian work. Guest include:

Dr. Eve Byrd, the director of the Carter Center’s Mental Health Program

Atlanta City Council President Doug Shipman,

Cynthia Wainscott, a former member of the National Council on Disability

Georgia House of Representative Mary Margaret Oliver, who represents House District 82

Dr. Kortni Alston Lemon, a happiness scholar and the chair of the Department of Communication, Art, and Design at Gardner-Webb University, who serves on the United States Advisory Board for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

WABE politics reporter Rahul Bali

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