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

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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.More from On Second Thought »

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Week In Georgia Politics: Patients First Act, School Bus Safety And 'Little Budget'

It's been another busy week in Georgia politics. Gov. Brian Kemp announced the Patients First Act, which would give him authorization to pursue waivers for Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. Democrats also unveiled a plan for Medicaid expansion, and the school bus safety bill became the first piece of legislation sent to the governor's office. GPB Politics Reporter Stephen Fowler offered his weekly recap to "On Second Thought" listeners.

Week In Georgia Politics: Patients First Act, School Bus Safety And 'Little Budget'

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Brings 'Friday Black' To Savannah Book Festival

"On Second Thought" is on the road for the Savannah Book Festival , which brings authors from across the map to Georgia. We sat down ahead of the festival with author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah to talk about his debut book, "Friday Black.

Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Brings 'Friday Black' To Savannah Book Festival

How Rivals Leo Fender And Les Paul Revolutionized American Music

In " Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Guitar-Pioneering Rivalry That Shaped Rock 'n' Roll ," music writer and editor Ian Port tells the story of the electric guitar, which revolutionized American music in the mid-20th century. Port is in Georgia for the Savannah Book Festival. He sat down with "On Second Thought" to preview the book ahead of his stop at the festival.

Grammy Winner Tena Clark's 'Southern Discomfort' Describes Life In Jim Crow Era Mississippi

Tena Clark, the Grammy-winning music producer and songwriter, is at the Savannah Book Festival with her new memoir "Southern Discomfort." In it, she chronicles her childhood in rural Mississippi in the new book, "Southern Discomfort." Clark spoke with "On Second Thought" in October about her new memoir, her mother's musical legacy and meeting Stevie Wonder for the first time.

Grammy Winner Tena Clark's 'Southern Discomfort' Describes Life In Jim Crow Era Mississippi

"On Second Thought" For Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

"On Second Thought" is on the road this weekend for the Savannah Book Festival . Host Virginia Prescott will introduce keynote speaker Chris Stirewalt , Fox News channel's politics editor, at the festival's opening Friday evening. Ahead of the festival, "On Second Thought" sat down with "Friday Black" author Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and "Birth of Loud" author Ian Port at the GPB Savannah studios.

One Year After 'An American Marriage,' Author Tayari Jones Reflects On Coming Home To Atlanta

Whether celebrated joyfully or begrudgingly, Valentine's Day is the holiday when the varieties of love – or the absence of love – come sharply into focus. "On Second Thought" marks the day with "An American Marriage" author and Atlanta native Tayari Jones . The story of an Atlanta couple bound together – and torn apart – by a skewed criminal justice system, "An American Marriage" reminds us that no love exists in a vacuum.

One Year After 'An American Marriage,' Author Tayari Jones Reflects On Coming Home To Atlanta

'On Second Thought' For Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

Auto company General Motors recently announced it is shutting down production at five plants across North America, leaving thousands of workers without jobs. These real-world events are mirrored in the Atlanta production of "Skeleton Crew." The play follows a tight-knit group of workers at the only auto stamping plant left in Detroit at the height of the Great Recession. Director of "Skeleton Crew" Jamil Jude visited "On Second Thought" to discuss the play. He's also the new artistic director

Did Diversity Win At The 2019 Grammy Awards Show?

If you watched this year's Grammy awards show, it was not a night of the usual suspects. The show performances and winners showed a lot more diversity than in the past. That's after some artists and critics spoke out about last year's lack of it, and some even refused to perform at the event. It's also after The Recording Academy promised to be more inclusive. "On Second Thought" invited entertainment reporter, Jewel Wicker to speak about the awards show and historic wins. Wicker also gave

Shakespeare's 'Romeo And Juliet' Gets Makeover At Spelman College

Spelman College students are giving an old classic new features with their presentation of "R+J" ahead of Valentine's Day weekend. "R+J" is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Students at Spelman and Morehouse College will incorporate hip-hop and Atlanta culture into their remake. Alexis Kulani Woodard is a junior at Spelman College. She directed "R+J" and spoke with "On Second Thought" about the production. Booker Vance also joined the conversation. Vance is an actor and

Long-Distance Love Stories

The holiday of romance is near and many people are preparing to celebrate their love with their significant other. Some couples may go to a fancy dinner while others may exchange heartfelt gifts, but a few are breaking tradition of what love looks like.

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