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Closer Look: Honoring H. Johnson; Eye Injections; And More

Mar 13, 2017

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

  • 0:00: Rose Scott and Jim Burres give a news brief on the appointment of Raphael W. Bostic as the 15th president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta;
  • 3:00: Darius Pattillo, Henry County district attorney, talks about a special victims unit being created to investigate crimes against women and children;
  • 17:21: H. Johnson, host of WABE’s “Jazz Classics” and “Blues Classics,” just received the highest honor awarded by the city. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed presented Johnson with the Phoenix Award, given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the local community and are celebrating a major milestone. Johnson makes a special appearance on “Closer Look” where hosts Scott and Burress offer congratulations;
  • 35:08: Dr. Paul Ajamian, past chairman of the American Board of Optometry, and Dr. Mehrdad Saadat, leader of the Georgia Optometric Association, chat about a bill that would allow optometrists to administer eye injections, which ophthalmologists say is problematic.

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