On this week’s Newswrap from In Focus, Alabama Public Television’s Don Dailey shares with Troy Public Radio’s Carolyn Hutcheson headlines about two Senate bills in the Alabama Legislature – gambling and medical marijuana. And the wildcard is about an Australian sheep!
The Rev. Dr. C.T. Vivian was described by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as “the greatest preacher to ever live.” Journalist Steve Fiffer talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about Vivian’s training in nonviolence and his legacy as a tireless Civil Rights leader. In 2013, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Fiffer, a friend of Vivian, completed the preacher’s memoir.
In the quest to conquer the Coronavirus, the UAB School of Medicine in Birmingham, AL, is a leader in research. Dr. Tika Benveniste, Senior Vice Dean for Research at the medical school, talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about current research, long COVID-19, and mutant strains of the virus.
Alabama was named tops in the U.S. for election integrity by the Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee. Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about the ranking and the criteria that garnered the recognition.
This week when Alabama Public Television’s Don Dailey shares the political forecast with Troy Public Radio’s Carolyn Hutcheson, the legislative agenda tops the list.
On this week’s Newswrap from In Focus, Alabama Public Television’s Don Dailey shares with Troy Public Radio’s Carolyn Hutcheson headlines about the State of Alabama’s prison lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice. And the wildcard is about a funny face inside a rock.
A Troy University professor is part of a two-person team that created an Alabama literacy project with the mascot, Short the Squirrel. And it’s gotten a lot of attention, even from Alabama Governor Kay Ivey.
And, the show must go on, as Troy University’s Department of Theatre and Dance is hosting a virtual performance of “Art in Motion.”
Dr. David Thrasher, Montgomery pulmonologist with Montgomery Pulmonary Consultants, talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about Covid-19, face masks, and the “Covid Journey.”
Historian Joseph Caver talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about nine formerly enslaved men from Marion, Alabama, and their founding of Alabama State University after the Civil War. “From Marion to Montgomery, The Early Years of Alabama State University 1867 -1925” is Caver’s book, based on forty years of his research as an archivist.
In this second interview of the In Focus series about U.S. Presidential Libraries and Museums, David E. Alsobrook, author of the memoir, “Presidential Archivist,” talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about the establishment of presidential libraries by FDR, Alsobrook’s ten years at the Carter Presidential Library and Museum, and his oral history project with the Carter family.