Closer Look with Rose Scott

Closer Look: Tasers On Campus; Voting Anxiety; And More

January 25, 2016

Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress“:

  • 0:00: State Senator Vincent Fort discusses a proposed plan to build a pedestrian bridge connecting the Vine City MARTA station to the new Falcons stadium;
  • 16:03: Harold Levy, executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, talks about the struggle for low-income students seeking admission into Ivy League colleges;
  • 18:05: Rep. Buzz Brockway talks about his proposed bill that would allow electro-shock weapons on college campuses;
  • 29:30: Candace Wheeler talks about the D.C. Snowball Fight Association, Super Bowl 50, construction on Niagara Falls and a fast food feud;
  • 34:00: Atlantans talk about their anxieties as voters this upcoming election cycle;
  • 35:42: Kerwin Swint, chair of the political science department at Kennesaw State University, talks about the potential effects voter anxiety could have on the presidential primary;
  • 49:24: Dr. Lauren Christiansen-Lindquist of Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health talks about what needs to happen to improve stillbirth prevention in the U.S.;
  • 56:02: Lisa Hagen reports on the barriers Georgia prosecutors face in securing charges against police officer in cases of deadly use of force, such as those secured against Dekalb County police officer Robert Olsen.
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