This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you.  It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.

She’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.

“Closer Look” features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.

Featured Episode

Remembering Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron

Several guests join “Closer Look” to reflect on Aaron’s life and legacy. Rose talks with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, CJ Stewart, a former Chicago Cubs outfielder, Atlanta Technical College Dr. Victoria Seals and Doug Shipman, a Kingian Nonviolence scholar, the founding CEO of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

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