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On Second Thought is a one-hour news talk show hosted by Virginia Prescott that airs at 11 a.m. Friday, 7 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia and the South — including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. Subscribe for weekly episodes that highlight the stories and characters that are impacting the civic and cultural life of the South.

On Second Thought Georgia Public Broadcasting

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.5, 43 Ratings

On Second Thought is a one-hour news talk show hosted by Virginia Prescott that airs at 11 a.m. Friday, 7 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia and the South — including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. Subscribe for weekly episodes that highlight the stories and characters that are impacting the civic and cultural life of the South.

    ‘The Imperfect Alibi’: The AJC Unravels a Georgia Cold Case; Author Mary Beth Keane

    ‘The Imperfect Alibi’: The AJC Unravels a Georgia Cold Case; Author Mary Beth Keane

    AJC Reporter Joshua Sharpe gives us the backstory on how his reporting about a 1985 murder case from southeast Georgia unveiled new DNA evidence and prompted the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to reopen the case; author Mary Beth Keane on her New York Times best-selling novel, “Ask Again, Yes”

    • 49 min
    Reflecting on Ahmaud Arbery's Life and Death, With Those Who Knew Him Best

    Reflecting on Ahmaud Arbery's Life and Death, With Those Who Knew Him Best

    The last 35 seconds of Ahmaud Arbery’s life have been viewed, studied, dissected and discussed all over the world. We sat down with some of the people who knew Ahmaud best — including his mother, friends, and neighbors — and heard about the nearly 26 years of life before he was shot on a shady street in Satilla Shores, Georgia. Learn who Ahmaud was, how his loved ones are remembering him, and how being thrust into the national spotlight is both compounding their grief and offering an opportunity to demand justice for his death.

    • 54 min
    Courts During Coronavirus; Remembering Little Richard; Bettye Kearse’s “The Other Madisons”

    Courts During Coronavirus; Remembering Little Richard; Bettye Kearse’s “The Other Madisons”

    How the justice system operates during a pandemic; Alan Walden remembers musical legend Little Richard; Bettye Kearse’s new book, “The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President’s Black Family”

    • 49 min
    The Merits, Risks, and Politics of the Swedish Model; COVID Dreams; Sue Monk Kidd on the Wife of Jesus

    The Merits, Risks, and Politics of the Swedish Model; COVID Dreams; Sue Monk Kidd on the Wife of Jesus

    The considerations behind — and U.S. political reactions to — Sweden's coronavirus strategy; the ways COVID-19 is affecting our dreams; author Sue Monk Kidd on her latest novel, “The Book of Longings”

    • 49 min
    Arts After COVID-19, Musician And Writer Billy Bragg, Author Julia Alvarez

    Arts After COVID-19, Musician And Writer Billy Bragg, Author Julia Alvarez

    The impact of coronavirus on Atlanta's arts ecosystem — economically, culturally and artistically; poetry, politics and punk rock with Billy Bragg; author Julia Alvarez on her latest novel, “Afterlife”

    • 49 min
    The Impact of Isolation on Beauty and Self-Care, Farmer Response to Coronavirus, Helping Mamas, Jennifer Steinhauer

    The Impact of Isolation on Beauty and Self-Care, Farmer Response to Coronavirus, Helping Mamas, Jennifer Steinhauer

    How coronavirus isolation is changing people's beauty and self-care behaviors; one Milledgeville farmer shares how he’s turning the coronavirus crisis into an opportunity for service; Helping Mamas works through new challenges to meet high demand for childcare supplies; Jennifer Steinhauer on her new book, “The Firsts: The Inside Story of the Women Reshaping Congress”

    • 49 min

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