On Second Thought On Second Thought is a one hour, daily news talk show, airing at 9 a.m. ET weekdays on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. The show has a no-pundit policy because we're interested in information, not talking points. On Second Thought incorporates the comments and ideas of listeners into its stories, and welcomes input from the Georgia community. Stream live at www.gpb.org/radio at 9am ET Monday-Friday.
On Second Thought

On Second Thought

From Georgia Public Broadcasting

On Second Thought is a one hour, daily news talk show, airing at 9 a.m. ET weekdays on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Timely conversations about all topics relating to Georgia including politics, healthcare, education, music, literature and race. We bring you stories you won't hear elsewhere and voices that are often ignored. The show has a no-pundit policy because we're interested in information, not talking points. On Second Thought incorporates the comments and ideas of listeners into its stories, and welcomes input from the Georgia community. Stream live at www.gpb.org/radio at 9am ET Monday-Friday.

Most Recent Episodes

On 'Omoiyari,' Kishi Bashi Transcends Time — And Politics — With Compassion

Kishi Bashi made a name for himself with the shiny, fantastical indie pop of his first three albums . (The singer and multi-instrumentalist also made a pseudonym for himself: his stage name is a mashup of his first initial – K, for Kaoru – and last name, Ishibashi.) Ishibashi's newest record Omoiyari (available May 31) takes a more sober turn. From Japanese, " omoiyari " roughly translates as compassion or kindness shown toward others, which stirred in the Athens-based musician after President

On 'Omoiyari,' Kishi Bashi Transcends Time — And Politics — With Compassion

'Furious Hours' Reveals Harper Lee's Unfinished Book

Tens of millions of readers got their first glimpse inside of a courtroom from To Kill a Mockingbird . Now, Harper Lee's 1960 novel remains a staple on middle school reading lists, and the film adaptation has captivated countless social justice warriors, law students, parents and pet owners.

How Hollywood Tackled Fascism In Film To Build American Support For WWII

Hollywood's Golden Age and the rise of fascism in Europe were happening at the same time, a world apart. Those worlds collided when Hollywood decided to tackle fascism in film. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. opened the exhibit Americans and the Holocaust last year. Now, a traveling event focuses on how depictions of the Nazi agenda influenced American audiences, and why we fought. The event, called What Were We Watching? Americans Response to Nazism Through Cinema

How Hollywood Tackled Fascism In Film To Build American Support For WWII

On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 14, 2019

A number of curious laws are still on the books in Georgia. We cribbed a few from idiotlaws.com , if that tells you anything. But as obscure – and seemingly silly – as they are, the law is the law. Georgia State University law professor Tanya Washington joined us with an explanation of how laws get made, and how hard they are to change.

#ShowUs Takes Aim At Beauty Stereotypes

Stock photos are often the butt of jokes for being unrealistic, generic, overused and, now, perpetuating stereotypes. A new campaign from Getty Images, Dove Beauty and GirlGaze is working to change that. Together, they've launched #ShowUs , the largest stock photo collection created by women. Their goal? To subvert beauty stereotypes.

How Boiled Cornmeal Became A Southern Staple

Whether you go yellow or white, sweet or savory, grits are a Southern food staple now popping up on menus all over the country. Food writer Erin Byers Murray goes deep in Grits: A Cultural and Culinary Journey Through the South , talking with growers, millers and chefs to understand the origins and evolution of grits. Along the way, she examines how race, gender and politics simmer in the significance of grits.

Georgia Politics Recap: New Laws, Vetoes, Disaster Relief Funds

The busy season for Georgia state lawmakers is now over. Yes, the legislative session wrapped up April 2, but Sunday marked the final close to the 2019 lawmaking season. Gov. Brian Kemp had 40 days after Sine Die to publicly sign or veto bills . Now, everything that hasn't seen his pen automatically becomes law.

On Second Thought For Monday, May 13, 2019

Sunday was Gov. Brian Kemp's last day to sign or veto legislation. GPB politics reporter Stephen Fowler joined On Second Thought to explain which bills are now law. Fowler also debriefed us on the U.S. House vote on relief funds for farmers and others recovering from natural disasters.

CBD In Georgia: From Medicine Cabinets To Metro Atlanta Cocktails

Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed a bill into law that allows Georgia farmers to grow hemp. The crop is the source of products ranging from rope to soap to CBD oil.

Chasing 'Waterfalls' Along Atlanta's Beltline This Mother's Day

On Second Thought regularly shares news stories: pictures of kids, babies and food via text and social media. Flux Projects executive director Anne Archer Dennington stopped by the studio and shared a song. Flux Projects will bring performance group Choir! Choir! Choir! to Atlanta on Mother's Day to lead participants in a popular '90s song. The group will sing TLC's "Waterfalls" from a mother's point of view.

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