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.

Most Recent Episodes

OST Full Show: The Evolving Power Of The Women's Vote; Otis Redding's 'Respect'

A panel discussion with storytellers, activists and scholars on the power of the women's vote throughout history, and the importance of representation and empowerment; Otis Reddings' widow and daughter remember the legendary musician and reflect on carrying his legacy forward through a new picture book, 'Respect'

OST Full Show: The Evolving Power Of The Women's Vote; Otis Redding's 'Respect'

OST Full Show: Supporting Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19; Author Grace Hale's 'Cool Town'

A frontline doctor and advocate for Georgia's immigrant and refugee populations on supporting and encouraging some of the people most vulnerable to COVID-19; historian and author Grace Elizabeth Hale on her new book, "Cool Town: How Athens, Georgia, Launched Alternative Music and Changed American Culture"

OST Full Show: Supporting Vulnerable Populations During COVID-19; Author Grace Hale's 'Cool Town'

OST Full Show: Julian Zelizer's 'Burning Down The House;' In Athens, A Tree That Owns Itself

Julian Zelizer's new book, "Burning Down The House: Newt Gingrich, the Fall of a Speaker, and the Rise of the New Republican Party" offers one explanation for today's divisive political atmosphere; examining the history behind "The Tree That Owns Itself" in Athens

OST Full Show: Julian Zelizer's 'Burning Down The House;' In Athens, A Tree That Owns Itself

Looming Eviction Crisis; Poet Natasha Trethewey's New Memoir 'Memorial Drive'

With experts concerned about a surge in evictions amid the ongoing pandemic, we explore implications and potential mitigating factors of the coming eviction crisis; former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on her new memoir, "Memorial Drive"

Looming Eviction Crisis; Poet Natasha Trethewey's New Memoir 'Memorial Drive'

USPS' Challenges During COVID-19; Chef Lisa Donovan; Author Lara Prescott

Taking stock of the U.S. Postal Service's ability to process parcels — and ballots — amid financial struggles; renowned Southern pastry chef Lisa Donovan on her new memoir, "Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger"; author Lara Prescott on her debut novel, "The Secrets We Kept"

USPS' Challenges During COVID-19; Chef Lisa Donovan; Author Lara Prescott

Supporting Youth Mental Health: Are Georgia Schools Ready?

For this special edition of "On Second Thought," we invited a panel to discuss one central question: are Georgia schools prepared to support youth mental health in the coming school year?

'Always In Season'; Remembering John Lewis; Author Bruce Feiler

To mark this Saturday's annual Moore's Ford lynchings reenactment, we revisit an interview with Jacqueline Olive, director of the film 'Always in Season'; John Lewis on the redemption of the South; author Bruce Feiler on his novel "Life is in the Transitions."

QAnon In Georgia Politics; Atlanta Community Kitchen Project; Author Lisa Napoli

A primer on QAnon and how it intersects with Georgia politics; how the Atlanta Community Kitchen Project is firing up underused kitchens to address food insecurity; author Lisa Napoli on her new book, "Up All Night"

QAnon In Georgia Politics; Atlanta Community Kitchen Project; Author Lisa Napoli

'John Lewis: Good Trouble'; SCAD Film Graduate Launches Anacaona Pictures

A new film reflects on the life, legacy and lessons of longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis; how a recent SCAD film graduate is trying to "create diverse, untold stories and provide a voice to the voiceless" Show Notes: John Lewis: Good Trouble: https://www.johnlewisgoodtrouble.com/ Mahalia Latortue's 'The Struggle is Reel' podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-struggle-is-reel/id1394949640

'John Lewis: Good Trouble'; SCAD Film Graduate Launches Anacaona Pictures

Spotlight on Savannah: Weathering Worldwide Crises on the Georgia Coast

Savannah Mayor Van Johnson on leading the city through a global pandemic, a contracted economy, and protests against systemic racism; men across Georgia describe their experiences with "The Talk," including Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter; a community-based plan to combat the spread of COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness in Savannah