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Closer Look: Emory's New President; Muhammad Ali; And More

Jun 6, 2016

Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

  • 0:00: Dr. Priscilla Pemu, professor and director of clinical trials at the Morehouse School of Medicine, talks about the Food and Drug Administration’s latest guidelines regarding salt consumption;
  • 15:30: Johnny Kauffman reports on how unity among the Republican Party seems to come easier nationally than on a state level;
  • 17:47: Denis O’Hayer and former Atlanta mayor Sam Massell remember Muhammad Ali when he made a comeback in 1970;
  • 22:32: Teresa Edwards, Georgia native and member of the 1996 USA Olympic women’s basketball team, along with Atlanta-based historian and educator Leslye Joy Allen and boxing analyst and historian Ron Brashear reflect on the life of Muhammad Ali and his Atlanta ties;
  • 45:43: Emory’s incoming president, Dr. Claire Sterk, speaks from her current executive office as executive vice president for academic affairs;
  • 59:32: "Morning Edition" host Denis O’Hayer and "Closer Look" cohosts Rose Scott and Jim Burress reflect on Muhammad Ali’s life;
  • 1:07:30: "Blues Classics" host H. Johnson reflects on his encounter with the sports legend;
  • 1:13:00: Georgia State University Professor of Sociology and Public Health Eric Wright gives the final results from the Atlanta Youth Count assessment, a survey counting homeless youth in the city.