April 13, 2023 12:17 PM
Karen Owen, professor of political science and dean, @ProfKarenOwen, University of West Georgia
Kevin Riley, editor at large, @ajceditor,The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Margaret Coker, editor-in-chief, @mideastmargaret, The Current
Rahul Bali, politics reporter, @rahulbali, WABE
1. Construction of the planned Atlanta police training center will continue.
2. A federal appeals court has partially returned access to an abortion drug.
LISTEN: Margaret Coker on the ruling's impact on women in Georgia.
3. Final lawmaker of the Tennessee Three was reinstated.
4. The Kaiser Family Foundation releases harrowing numbers on gun violence.
Friday on Political Rewind: We take a look at our neighbors in the South and dive into Florida politics.
HOST & PRODUCER
Only the radio could play Natalie Mendenhall, and she uses the medium to her benefit. She is currently a senior producer for GPB radio.
She first came to GPB under Political Rewind and now produces for Georgia In Play. Natalie also reports on important history in the diverse communities across Georgia. Her story "Remember Igbo Landing" focused on enslaved people rebelling on Georgia's shores in 1803. She also interviewed civil rights legends about their work in Atlanta and how they created a network of cars that they called Uber before Uber.
Chase McGee is a Gwinnett County native and graduate of the University of Georgia. He has previously worked on All Things Considered, On Second Thought, Battleground: Ballot Box, and Political Rewind with Georgia Public Broadcasting and African Perspectives with WUGA. He is the senior producer on Georgia in Play with Leah Fleming.
Monday on Political Rewind: A Texas federal court judge has ruled the FDA improperly vetted mifepristone 20 years ago. Plus, the expulsion of two young Black Democrats from the Tennessee Legislature has caused an uproar. Meanwhile, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas didn't disclose luxury vacations hosted by a key donor.
Friday on Political Rewind: public health leader Mark Rosenberg frames gun safety as a public health issue.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Gun violence is taking record tolls on American lives according to a new study from the CDC. U.S. Senate Democrats lost their bid to codify the right to choice in federal law. Trump attacks three GOP governors heading to Georgia to rally for Brian Kemp.
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