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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

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  • GPB Radio | Augusta

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Robots, Robbery, And Addiction: Revisiting Three Of Our Favorite Conversations

This week on "Two Way Street," we're listening back to three of our conversations with some of the bravest, most inventive women to ever step into our studio: writers Molly Brodak and Melissa Febos, and robotics engineer Ayanna Howard. Last fall, Molly Brodak joined us to discuss her memoir, " Bandit: A Daughter's Memoir ." She tells us about the first time she realized her father was a liar. He would go on to rob 11 banks outside of Detroit and become known as the "Super Mario Brothers Bandit" to the FBI and local news media. After his stint in prison, Brodak's father used her and her sister's social security cards to open credit cards. But despite all of the lying and stealing, Brodak tells us why she still loves her father. Then we hear from author Melissa Febos , who spoke to us last April about her memoir, " Abandon Me: Memoirs ." We dive into her past as a heroin addict, who despite her addiction, was a straight-A college student. Plus she tells us about her time as a
October 19, 2017

National Debate Takes Center Stage On Georgia College Campus

On today's Political Rewind, the national debate over athletes and the national anthem lands on the football field at Kennesaw State University. Does newly released evidence show that political pressure shut down protesting cheerleaders? Also, a high level Stacey Abrams campaign official appears on Russian media that is part of the FBI's investigation of organizations that tried to influence last year's presidential election. We also discuss the feud between the president and the family of a fallen U.S. serviceman. Panelists: Greg Bluestein - AJC political reporter Kyle Wingfield - AJC political reporter Franklin Howard III - Lobbyist
October 18, 2017

Relatives: Zell Miller No Longer Making Public Appearances

Relatives of Zell Miller say he will no longer make public appearances as he deals with health challenges. The 85-year-old former Georgia governor and U.S. senator took a fall at a Young Harris College basketball game in February 2016. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that tests at a hospital later found proteins associated with Parkinson's with Lewy bodies — a form of the disease associated with dementia. His grandson Bryan Miller said he is experiencing "the cognitive symptoms that are associated with this type of Parkinson's." Miller heads up the Miller Institute — a public policy and leadership organization intended to carry on the legacy of the governor who gave Georgia the HOPE scholarship and pre-k education.
October 18, 2017

Guilty Plea But No Jail For Jewel Thief Doris Payne, 87

A notorious jewel thief recently arrested at a Georgia Walmart store got no jail time during her latest court appearance. Doris Payne, at 87, has stolen about $2 million in jewels over the last six decades. She was arrested July 17 for a misdemeanor shoplifting charge after a Walmart employee said she tried to leave the suburban Atlanta store with items she hadn't paid for. Payne had been on probation after pleading guilty in March to a felony shoplifting charge for trying to steal a $2,000 necklace from a department store in December. She was jailed for violating that probation. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Payne appeared Monday before Chamblee Municipal court Judge Angela Duncan, who told her "Don't come back." "I won't" said Payne, who pleaded guilty in a deal that gave her credit for 58 days served from July through September. Over the years, Payne has dressed in fine clothes with deep pockets, charmed sales workers at high-end department stores, distracted them and
October 18, 2017