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On Second Thought

By 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 hosted by Virginia Prescott. 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 9 a.m. ET Monday-Friday.

  1. 1.
    From Agriculture to Apollo 11: How a UGA Professor Helped Put a Man on the Moon07/15/2019
    9:10
  2. 2.
    Opioids and Abortion: How Georgia's Legal Landscape Impacts Pregnant Women with Addiction07/15/2019
    17:00
  3. 3.
    Special Event Puts Moon Rocks On Display At UGA's Richard B. Russell Library07/15/2019
    3:53
  4. 4.
    On Second Thought For Monday, July 15, 201907/15/2019
    48:28
  5. 5.
    It's Always Sunny in Georgia: Creative Solar Solutions in the State07/12/2019
    13:34
  6. 6.
    On Second Thought For Friday, July 12, 201907/12/2019
    48:31
  7. 7.
    Freaknik: The Rise and Fall of a Social Phenomenon 07/12/2019
    16:59
  8. 8.
    Author Alice Walker Honored In Hometown Of Eatonton07/12/2019
    14:00
  1. 9.
    Amid a String of Rare Cancers in Waycross, Residents Suspect Pollution at the Root07/11/2019
    51:00
  2. 10.
    Amid Proposed MARTA Name Changes, A Look At The History And Cultural Importance Of 'Bankhead'07/10/2019
    17:00
  3. 11.
    Grandmother Is One Of Many Georgians Struggling To Keep Lights On07/10/2019
    14:04
  4. 12.
    'What Is Alcapurria?' Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination For Puerto Ricans Seeking Driver's Licenses07/09/2019
    14:00
  5. 13.
    Baking Is A Science: CDC Scientists Give Formula For Perfect 'New Pie'07/09/2019
    16:59
  6. 14.
    Spooky, Surreal, Southern: The Work of Clarence John Laughlin, 'Father of American Surrealism'07/09/2019
    17:07
  7. 15.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, July 9, 201907/09/2019
    48:07
  8. 16.
    On Second Thought For Monday, July 8, 201907/09/2019
    49:26
  9. 17.
    New National Pediatrics President On Welfare Of Migrant Children In Detention Centers07/08/2019
    13:59
  10. 18.
    Addition Of Electric Vehicles To City Fleet Helps Push 'Savannah Forward'07/08/2019
    10:51
  11. 19.
    Why The Port of Savannah Has Been Smashing Trade, Revenue Records07/08/2019
    5:47
  12. 20.
    For 'Nap Bishop' Tricia Hersey, Rest is a Radical Act of Social Justice07/03/2019
    6:58
  13. 21.
    Yea or Neigh: Is 'Old Town Road' 2019's Song of the Summer?07/03/2019
    30:59
  14. 22.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, July 2, 201907/03/2019
    49:29
  15. 23.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, July 3, 201907/03/2019
    54:31
  16. 24.
    Remembering The Centennial Of The Red Summer of 191907/03/2019
    17:01
  17. 25.
    On Georgia’s Coast, Right Whales On Edge Of Extinction07/02/2019
    14:00
  18. 26.
    Atlanta's First Black Broadcast Reporters Recall Their 'Struggle Behind The Lens' In New Documentary07/01/2019
    17:30
  19. 27.
    On Second Thought For Friday, June, 28, 201907/01/2019
    48:30
  20. 28.
    The Next Year In Georgia Politics – And How It Affects You07/01/2019
    8:54
  21. 29.
    New Laws, 2020 Budget Take Effect July 107/01/2019
    6:22
  22. 30.
    South of Stonewall: The Atlanta Police Raid That Sparked Georgia Gay Liberation 06/28/2019
    34:26
  23. 31.
    On Second Thought For Friday, June, 28, 201906/28/2019
    48:33
  24. 32.
    Report: USMCA Trade Deal Could Cost Georgia Farmers Millions06/28/2019
    8:28
  25. 33.
    Georgia's G. Wayne Clough, First Southerner To Run Smithsonian, Explores 'Things New and Strange'06/27/2019
    51:00
  26. 34.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, June, 26, 201906/26/2019
    48:27
  27. 35.
    GPB's Rosser Shymanski, Star of The American Music Show, Reflects On Decades In Entertainment06/26/2019
    17:30
  28. 36.
    Savannah Museum Presents First-Ever Retrospective of Artist Suzanne Jackson06/26/2019
    19:57
  29. 37.
    As Major U.S. Cities Push To Diversify Housing, Atlanta Suburbs Aren't Ready For Change06/25/2019
    14:01
  30. 38.
    'Smokelore' Strips BBQ History Down To The Bone06/25/2019
    29:16
  31. 39.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, June 25, 201906/25/2019
    48:39
  32. 40.
    On Second Thought For Monday, June 24, 201906/24/2019
    48:30
  33. 41.
    Atlanta Property Manager Weighs In On America's Eviction Crisis06/24/2019
    14:00
  34. 42.
    Jack Of All Trades, Master Of Success06/24/2019
    34:29
  35. 43.
    On Second Thought For Friday, June 21, 201906/21/2019
    48:30
  36. 44.
    Beloved Atlanta Mailman 'Mr. Floyd': A Life of Service and Activism06/21/2019
    13:59
  37. 45.
    Georgia Playlist: The Norm06/21/2019
    6:30
  38. 46.
    Do Businesses Show Their True Colors During LGBTQ Pride Month?06/21/2019
    27:59
  39. 47.
    How Refugees – And The Communities That Welcome Them – Are Transforming The South06/20/2019
    51:11
  40. 48.
    Author-Artist Maira Kalman's 'Pursuit of Everything' Comes to Atlanta06/19/2019
    17:00
  41. 49.
    Meet NPR Kroc Fellow Isabella Gomez Sarmiento 06/19/2019
    7:27
  42. 50.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, June 19, 201906/19/2019
    47:54
  43. 51.
    Juneteenth: A Celebration Of Freedom06/19/2019
    17:30
  44. 52.
    Georgia To Cut 30,000 Poor, Elderly And Disabled From Medicaid06/18/2019
    17:30
  45. 53.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, June 18, 201906/18/2019
    47:44
  46. 54.
    'Undocorridos': Athens Resident Gives A New Name To A Mexican Musical Tradition06/18/2019
    9:12
  47. 55.
    Georgia Humorist And Political Writer Celebrates Thousandth Column06/18/2019
    14:00
  48. 56.
    The Battle Against Hackers Is Proving Profitable In Augusta06/18/2019
    7:01
  49. 57.
    On Second Thought For Monday, June 17, 201906/17/2019
    48:30
  50. 58.
    'Genealogy Roadshow' Co-Host, Author Gives Tips For Ancestry Research06/17/2019
    34:30
  51. 59.
    Amid Low Unemployment in Macon, Mile-long Job Fair Line Tells Different Story06/17/2019
    13:48
  52. 60.
    'Grace Will Lead Us Home' Details Charleston Church Survivors' Journey To Forgiveness06/14/2019
    34:30
  53. 61.
    On Second Thought For Friday, June 14, 201906/14/2019
    48:29
  54. 62.
    Macon Juneteenth Celebrations Commemorate Black History With A Modern Mindset06/14/2019
    13:59
  55. 63.
    Punk Rock Priests: New Film 'Parallel Love' Tells Story Of Georgia Band Luxury06/13/2019
    51:00
  56. 64.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, June 12, 201906/12/2019
    48:04
  57. 65.
    Good Pill Pharmacy Repurposes Surplus Medications For Low-Income Georgians06/12/2019
    17:00
  58. 66.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, June 11, 201906/12/2019
    37:17
  59. 67.
    Science Proves Men Undergo Hormonal Changes When They Become Fathers06/12/2019
    17:00
  60. 68.
    This Atlanta Single Mom Will Intern For NASA With The Help From Strangers06/12/2019
    14:00
  61. 69.
    Georgia 'Critter Fixer' Veterinarian Gets Own National Geographic TV Show06/11/2019
    11:16
  62. 70.
    Your County Tax Commissioner Might Be Profiting Personally From Collecting Your City Taxes06/11/2019
    20:29
  63. 71.
    Protesters Demand Reparations For Slave History And Handling Of Human Remains At UGA06/11/2019
    10:12
  64. 72.
    Donald Runnicles On Leading Orchestras And Yearning To Fly06/11/2019
    17:58
  65. 73.
    On Second Thought For Monday, June 10, 201906/10/2019
    54:25
  66. 74.
    NPR's 'White Lies' Investigates Civil Rights Cold Case – And Why It Was Never Solved06/10/2019
    23:57
  67. 75.
    CDC Foundation Hosts 'Contagious Conversations' Podcast06/10/2019
    13:48
  68. 76.
    Keeping Kids Safe Around Essential Oils06/10/2019
    10:02
  69. 77.
    From Biden And Booker To Beto And Buttigieg: Big Name Democrats Make Major Play For Georgia In 202006/07/2019
    14:00
  70. 78.
    On Second Thought For Friday, June 7, 201906/07/2019
    48:31
  71. 79.
    The New Scarlet Letter, E: NPR's 'On The Media' Investigates America's Eviction Crisis06/07/2019
    16:39
  72. 80.
    A Dog Tale: Connecting Atlanta's At-Risk Youths With Rescue Dogs06/07/2019
    13:15
  73. 81.
    Looking For Your Next Summer Read? Georgia's Independent Bookstores Have You Covered06/06/2019
    51:05
  74. 82.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, June 5, 201906/05/2019
    48:32
  75. 83.
    Georgia Author Explores Toxic Masculinity In Memoir, 'The Man They Wanted Me To Be'06/05/2019
    17:01
  76. 84.
    Savannah LGBT-Friendly Medical Clinic Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary06/05/2019
    13:38
  77. 85.
    Tugging at Your Heartstrings: How Emotional Rhetoric Shapes Legislation06/05/2019
    12:18
  78. 86.
    Georgia's Own Terrilyn Rivers-Cannon Is 2019 National School Social Worker Of The Year06/04/2019
    17:26
  79. 87.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, June 4, 201906/04/2019
    48:27
  80. 88.
    Georgia Abortion Bill Redefines 'Personhood' — And Raises Confusion06/04/2019
    31:00
  81. 89.
    On Second Thought For Monday, June 3, 201906/03/2019
    48:38
  82. 90.
    New Research Makes Room For Changing Voices In Boys' Choirs06/03/2019
    17:02
  83. 91.
    Amid Trade War, Georgia Farmers Face Drought And Financial Doubt06/03/2019
    14:00
  84. 92.
    SwemKids Empowers Georgia Children To Dive Into Water Safety06/03/2019
    17:30
  85. 93.
    GPB's 'Full Plates' Series Wraps With Solutions On Food Deserts In Atlanta05/31/2019
    12:30
  86. 94.
    Breaking Ground On The Future Of Georgia Arts: The Goat Farm's $250 Million Transformation05/31/2019
    12:38
  87. 95.
    On Second Thought For Friday, May 31, 201905/31/2019
    47:08
  88. 96.
    Georgia Playlist: Rose Hotel 05/31/2019
    5:00
  89. 97.
    Beyond The Bench: Former Chief Justice Leah Ward Sears On A Life Of Breaking Barriers05/30/2019
    51:00
  90. 98.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, May 29, 201905/29/2019
    48:38
  91. 99.
    Macon Residents, Leaders Battle Blight In Macon05/29/2019
    14:00
  92. 100.
    Duluth Native's App Helps 75,000 Americans – And Counting – Access Food Assistance05/28/2019
    16:56
  93. 101.
    GPB Series 'Full Plates' Explores Food Access In Georgia — Including Plan For Senior Hunger05/28/2019
    9:23
  94. 102.
    'Windows Speak' Exhibit Brings Atlanta Life Back To Auburn Avenue05/28/2019
    17:30
  95. 103.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 28, 201905/28/2019
    48:28
  96. 104.
    The Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra Brings Unique Sounds To Atlanta Jazz Festival05/28/2019
    9:45
  97. 105.
    Atlanta Organization Helps Veterans Find Healing Through Music Project05/24/2019
    14:00
  98. 106.
    Descendant of Madam C.J. Walker Celebrates Black Hair Evolution 100 Years After Her Death05/24/2019
    17:01
  99. 107.
    On Second Thought For Friday, May 24, 201905/24/2019
    48:32
  100. 108.
    On Second Thought For Thursday, May 23, 201905/23/2019
    50:58
  101. 109.
    Aquafarm To Table: Georgia Grown Oysters Land On Kimball House Menu05/22/2019
    14:00
  102. 110.
    Kandace Springs Brings 'Indigo' Vibes To Atlanta Jazz Festival05/22/2019
    9:57
  103. 111.
    'Farming While Black' Author Leah Penniman Ties Food Access To Racial Justice05/22/2019
    17:00
  104. 112.
    Voice Actor Bob Carter Takes 'The Credits' Behind The Scenes of Atlanta's MomoCon05/22/2019
    7:35
  105. 113.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, May 22, 201905/22/2019
    48:30
  106. 114.
    How Mentors Contribute To Georgia's Increasing Graduation Rates05/21/2019
    17:30
  107. 115.
    Atlanta Dream Head Coach Shares Journey From Childhood Games To Championship Hopes05/21/2019
    31:01
  108. 116.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 21, 201905/21/2019
    48:30
  109. 117.
    Harriet The Spy: Author Brings Tubman's Civil War Espionage To Life In New Novel05/20/2019
    17:30
  110. 118.
    Atlanta Podcast 'Therapy For Black Girls' Breaks Down Mental Health Stigma05/20/2019
    17:00
  111. 119.
    'A Generation Exposed To Everything, Everywhere': Why College Students Struggle With Mental Health05/20/2019
    13:51
  112. 120.
    On Second Thought For Monday, May 20, 201905/20/2019
    48:22
  113. 121.
    Plant Vogtle Update: Further Behind Schedule, Still Billions Over Budget05/17/2019
    13:31
  114. 122.
    On 'Omoiyari,' Kishi Bashi Transcends Time — And Politics — With Compassion05/16/2019
    30:04
  115. 123.
    "Furious Hours" Reveals Harper Lee’s Unfinished Book05/15/2019
    23:52
  116. 124.
    How Hollywood Tackled Fascism In Film To Build American Support For WWII05/14/2019
    30:50
  117. 125.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 14, 201905/14/2019
    48:30
  118. 126.
    #ShowUs Takes Aim At Beauty Stereotypes05/14/2019
    14:25
  119. 127.
    How Boiled Cornmeal Became A Southern Staple05/13/2019
    17:27
  120. 128.
    Georgia Politics Recap: New Laws, Vetoes, Disaster Relief Funds05/13/2019
    18:30
  121. 129.
    On Second Thought For Monday, May 13, 201905/13/2019
    48:28
  122. 130.
    CBD In Georgia: From Medicine Cabinets To Metro Atlanta Cocktails05/13/2019
    12:28
  123. 131.
    Chasing 'Waterfalls' Along Atlanta's Beltline This Mother's Day05/10/2019
    4:11
  124. 132.
    "On Second Thought" For Friday, May 10, 201905/10/2019
    49:09
  125. 133.
    New LaGrange Festival Celebrates Music, Mindfulness, Mental Health05/10/2019
    13:35
  126. 134.
    It's Not Your Imagination. Healthcare Prices Are Higher In Georgia.05/10/2019
    14:00
  127. 135.
    What Fifteen Writers Don't Talk About With Their Mothers05/09/2019
    17:00
  128. 136.
    On Second Thought For Thursday, May 9, 201905/09/2019
    51:00
  129. 137.
    On Second Thought For Wednesday, May 8, 201905/08/2019
    48:30
  130. 138.
    Former State Rep. Discusses Life On Georgia's Gnat Line In New Book05/08/2019
    14:00
  131. 139.
    In '350 Days,' Pro Legends Reflect On Wrestling Issues Outside The Ring05/07/2019
    16:58
  132. 140.
    Aurora Theatre's 'Native Gardens' Depicts Clash Of Cultures Between New Neighbors05/07/2019
    16:59
  133. 141.
    On Second Thought For Tuesday, May 7, 201905/07/2019
    48:29
  134. 142.
    Takénobu Starts 2019 Tour With 'Conclusion'05/07/2019
    13:51
  135. 143.
    On Second Thought For Monday, May 6, 201905/06/2019
    48:25
  136. 144.
    Hate At School Report: As Incidents Escalate, Disciplinary Action And News Coverage Lag Behind05/06/2019
    13:57
  137. 145.
    'White Trash Cooking' Becomes Recipe For 2019 James Beard Award05/06/2019
    17:07
  138. 146.
    "On Second Thought" For Friday, May 3, 201905/03/2019
    48:30
  139. 147.
    For The Culture: Unpacking Beyoncé's 'Homecoming' 05/03/2019
    33:47
  140. 148.
    Atlanta-Based Musician Curtis Harding Dishes Out "Slop 'n' Soul" Anthems05/03/2019
    14:00
  141. 149.
    "On Second Thought" For Thursday, May 2, 201905/02/2019
    50:52
  142. 150.
    Moral Wounds: Military Documents Detail Elite Navy SEAL's Alleged War Crimes In Iraq05/02/2019
    14:01
  143. 151.
    In 'The Hero's Wife,' Veteran And Young Wife Grapple With PTSD 05/02/2019
    19:02
  144. 152.
    Emory Looks At Innovative Ways To Treat PTSD Patients05/02/2019
    17:47
  145. 153.
    "On Second Thought" For Wednesday, May 1, 201905/01/2019
    48:24
  146. 154.
    First, She Got Oprah's Attention. Now, She's On Netflix. What Will Kyanna Simone Simpson Do Next?05/01/2019
    17:32
  147. 155.
    The Giving Kitchen Serves Up Resources For Food Service Workers In Crisis05/01/2019
    16:52
  148. 156.
    How Japanese Breakfast Navigated Grief Through Music And, Now, Writing05/01/2019
    14:00
  149. 157.
    "On Second Thought" For Tuesday, April 30, 201904/30/2019
    46:36
  150. 158.
    Atlanta, Macon And Most US Cities Aren't 'Full' – So Why Does President Trump Say They Are?04/30/2019
    16:45
  151. 159.
    Georgia's Coast, Mountains Have Nation's Cleanest Air; Metro Quality Fails04/30/2019
    13:05
  152. 160.
    "On Second Thought" For Monday, April 29, 201904/29/2019
    48:16
  153. 161.
    Author Breaks Down The Language Of 'Southern Lady Code' 04/29/2019
    14:05
  154. 162.
    How Will Humans Survive Climate Change? Homo Erectus Has Some Answers04/29/2019
    17:31
  155. 163.
    Why Stone Mountain Isn’t Just A Mountain And Why Coyotes Are Changemakers04/29/2019
    14:34
  156. 164.
    "On Second Thought" For Friday, April 26, 201904/26/2019
    48:30
  157. 165.
    Renowned Atlanta Artist Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Iconic Painting04/26/2019
    14:00
  158. 166.
    The Capers And Creative Journey of Atlanta Band The Black Lips04/26/2019
    17:30
  159. 167.
    'Monumental Lies' Wins Peabody For Investigation Into Government Spending On Confederate Memorials04/26/2019
    17:00
  160. 168.
    "On Second Thought" For Thursday, April 25, 201904/25/2019
    50:59
  161. 169.
    How Fentanyl Is Changing The Demographics — And Dangers — Of Georgia's Opioid Crisis04/25/2019
    16:29
  162. 170.
    While Some Southern Schools Examine Connections With Slavery, Tensions Rise At UGA04/24/2019
    26:31
  163. 171.
    "On Second Thought" For Wednesday, April 24, 201904/24/2019
    48:34
  164. 172.
    HBCUs: Honoring The Legacies While Facing Challenges, Threats04/24/2019
    22:03
  165. 173.
    GPB Reporters Go Wild With Explorations Of Trees, Sharks And More04/23/2019
    14:23
  166. 174.
    "On Second Thought" For Tuesday, April 23, 201904/23/2019
    48:43
  167. 175.
    Georgia Playlist: The Coathangers04/23/2019
    6:40
  168. 176.
    "On Second Thought" For Monday, April 22, 201904/23/2019
    48:30
  169. 177.
    'On Second Thought' For Wednesday, Feb. 6, 201902/06/2019
    48:32
  170. 178.
    New Documentary Tells The Story Of Atlanta Soul Musician Lee Moses02/06/2019
    17:04
  171. 179.
    'On Second Thought' For Tuesday, Feb. 5, 201902/05/2019
    48:28
  172. 180.
    Georgia Playlist: David Harris 02/05/2019
    4:37
  173. 181.
    Manchester Native Celebrates Grammy Nominations 02/05/2019
    17:00
  174. 182.
    Super Bowl 53 A Big Win For Georgia High School, College Football Programs02/05/2019
    13:18
  175. 183.
    'On Second Thought' For Monday, Feb. 4, 201902/05/2019
    49:04
  176. 184.
    Author Snowden Wright Chronicles Fictional Southern Cola Dynasty In Novel 'American Pop'02/05/2019
    17:30
  177. 185.
    Super Bowl 53 In Review: Wins, Losses And All The Memes02/04/2019
    14:02
  178. 186.
    Remembering Atlanta Radio Legend, Alley Pat, And The Legacy He Left Behind02/02/2019
    23:26
  179. 187.
    Budget, Equal Rights Amendment, Snow Day Dominate Week Under Gold Dome02/01/2019
    14:00
  180. 188.
    'On Second Thought' For Friday, Feb. 1, 201902/01/2019
    48:56
  181. 189.
    Violence, Trauma, Radical Empathy In The Atlanta Opera's 'Dead Man Walking'02/01/2019
    15:34
  182. 190.
    Sister Helen Prejean On Complexity Of Humanity, Death Penalty In Atlanta Opera 'Dead Man Walking'01/31/2019
    50:59
  183. 191.
    Author Soniah Kamal Gives 'Pride And Prejudice' A Modern Update With Novel 'Unmarriageable'01/31/2019
    14:00
  184. 192.
    New Entertainment Caucus Aims to Grow Georgia's Music Industry01/31/2019
    17:32
  185. 193.
    'On Second Thought' For Wednesday, Jan. 30, 201901/30/2019
    48:36
  186. 194.
    Emory University Study Ranks Patriots Fans No. 2 In NFL, Rams Fans No. 3101/30/2019
    9:03
  187. 195.
    Southern Reading List: Goldie Taylor01/30/2019
    8:00
  188. 196.
    The 'I' In Team: How Sports Fandom Shapes Identity01/29/2019
    14:00

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