Ray Lenard Brown, activist, writer, and filmmaker of the groundbreaking film, 83 Days, about his film chronicling a young African-American youth put to death for a murder he did not commit, and the divided race relations that continue to plague our nation and the world. We’ll discuss the tensions brought to the forefront of our society since the crushing death of #GeorgeFloyd by the knee of Minnesota police officer #DerekChauvin.
Deborah Zara Kobylt talks with author Lisa Napoli about her latest book “Up All Night: Ted Turner, CNN, and the Birth of 24-Hour News.” How did we get from an age of dignified nightly news broadcasts on three national networks to the age of 24-hour channels and constantly breaking news? The answer—thanks to Ted Turner and an oddball cast of cable television visionaries, big league rejects, and nonunion newbies— can be found in the basement of an abandoned country club in Atlanta. Because it was there, in the summer of 1980, that this motley crew somehow, against all odds, launched CNN.
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