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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On Second Thought For Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Golden Globe nominations have been announced, and several Georgia-based productions are in the running. The list came as a "Boycott Georgia" hashtag is being used by some film industry insiders. Some are protesting the victory of Brian Kemp, while others say they're concerned about the religious freedom bill the governor-elect expressed support for on the campaign trail. Opponents say the proposed legislation would discriminate against the LGBTQ community. GPB's "The Credits" podcast host Kalena

Georgia TV/Film Industry Responds To Boycott Threats

Golden Globe nominations have been announced, and several Georgia-based productions are in the running. The list came as a "Boycott Georgia" hashtag is being used by some film industry insiders. Some are protesting the victory of Brian Kemp, while others say they're concerned about the religious freedom bill the governor-elect expressed support for on the campaign trail. Opponents say the proposed legislation would discriminate against the LGBTQ community. GPB's "The Credits" podcast host Kalena

In Jim Crow South, Tennessee Photographer Captured 'A Community In Black & White'

The Bitter Southerner recently published its first hardcover book. "A Community in Black & White: A Most Unusal Photo Album of One Southern Community" is a collection of photographs Joe Hardy Shipp took of Hickman County, Tennessee, over several decades in the mid-twentieth century. His grandson, Joseph Shipp, discovered the collection, which includes thousands of black and white photographs of both black and white members of the Hickman County community. The unusual part? These photos were

In Jim Crow South, Tennessee Photographer Captured 'A Community In Black & White'

For The Sake Of The Story, For The Love Of The South: The Bitter Southerner And GPB Make A Podcast

In New York in the 1980s, Chuck Reece had his first job in journalism covering the media industry for Adweek magazine. That meant he got the first look at network television pilots and magazine protoypes, and every time any of those had something to do with the South, he said he only saw a couple of stereotypes. "One looked like the party scene from the beginning of 'Gone with the Wind' except maybe with updated clothing, and the other one looked like ... 'The Beverly Hillbillies' to 'Duck

For The Sake Of The Story, For The Love Of The South: The Bitter Southerner And GPB Make A Podcast

What Books Make The Best Holiday Gifts? Bookstore Owners Give Their Picks

'Tis the season for giving and figuring out what to give people. May we suggest books? They're personal, easy to wrap and great stocking stuffers. "On Second Thought" invited a group of Georgia independent bookstore owners to give through their recommendations for a spectrum of readers. Jessica Osborne from E Shaver in Savannah, Janet Geddis from Avid Bookshop in Athens and Charles Robinson from Eagle Eye Bookshop in Decatur all joined the conversation.

What Books Make The Best Holiday Gifts? Bookstore Owners Give Their Picks

On Second Thought For Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018

Today's show celebrated the complex histories of prohibition and Atlanta's Cyclorama, along with a preview of "The Bitter Southerner Podcast."

'The Bitter Southerner Podcast' Shakes Up Cocktail History With Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere

Chuck Reece of "The Bitter Southerner" is serving up something new: a GPB podcast. "The Bitter Southerner Podcast" launches later this month, but we have a sneak peek of an upcoming episode. Reece spoke with Tiffanie Barriere , a cocktail historian and mixologist. They met when Barriere was mixing drinks at Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours in Atlanta. They discussed her years on the job and diversity and representation in the industry.

'The Bitter Southerner Podcast' Shakes Up Cocktail History With Mixologist Tiffanie Barriere

Hatchets, Mob Bosses And The 85th Anniversary Of The End Of Prohibition

Prohibition was repealed Dec. 5, 1933. The 18th Amendment effectively jumpstarted the black market for booze, and the 21st Amendment allowed the taps to flow legally again. Some effects still linger in Georgia, like dry counties and Sunday alcohol laws. Kayla Black and Travis Spangenburg from the American Prohibition Museum in Savannah spoke to "On Second Thought" about Savannah's role in both upholding and fighting against temperance.

'Real History Is Being Restored' Ahead Of The Reopening Of Atlanta's Cyclorama

Atlanta's cyclorama is back. The 18,000-square foot spectacle was looking faded and anachronistic by 2011 when the city considered scrapping it. Instead, the 360-degree image of the Battle of Atlanta is being restored, and it will reopen at the Atlanta History Center in February. Jack Hitt , the Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and co-host of the "Uncivil" podcast , joined us with his personal reflections on the cyclorama as well as some revisions of common beliefs about the painting.

'Real History Is Being Restored' Ahead Of The Reopening Of Atlanta's Cyclorama

Going Back Home: Tedo Stone Talks City Pharmacy, Covington

Georgia's population grew by nearly 116,000 people in 2017. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, that was the sixth biggest jump among all U.S. states. Many of those people moved to Georgia from out of state, but some additions to Georgia's 10 million total residents were born here, left and later returned. Some even returned to their hometowns. Take Tedo Stone . He was born and raised in Covington, moved to Mississippi for college and then moved back to Georgia. But instead of going straight

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