Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: Syrian Air Strikes; Physician Assistants; And More

April 7, 2017

Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress”:

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on the U.S. firing 59 Tomahawk missiles into Syria. Dr. Heval Kelli, cardiologist and advocate, responds to the air-strikes. He and his family immigrated to Clarkston, Ga., from Syria when he was just a teenager. He now works with immigrants and refugees in his community;
  • 08:34: Documentarian Stanley Nelson talks about his film, “Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” which is one of the finalists for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards;
  • 15:06: Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson reacts to the U.S. firing missiles into Syria;
  • 19:56: Physician assistant Ken Ferrell looks back about being one of the first three physician assistants who graduated from Duke University 50 years ago;
  • 35:00: Elysia Douglas, owner of Mother-2-Mother Labor Support Services, reacts to a study called, “How Anticipating Negative Encounters between Police and Black Youth Impact Pregnant African American Women.”

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