In Focus with Carolyn Hutcheson
“ATF Canines” - Jan. 19, 2021

“ATF Canines” - Jan. 19, 2021

January 20, 2021

Concerns are running high after explosives were found at the Christmas Day bombing in Nashville and the January 6th assault on the U.S. Capitol. AFT Special Agent in Charge J.D. Underwood talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about the use of canines to sniff out explosives. He joins us from the ATF National Center for Explosives Training and Research in Huntsville, AL.

“In Focus Political Buzzword”  - Jan. 18, 2021

“In Focus Political Buzzword” - Jan. 18, 2021

January 20, 2021

This week when Alabama Public Television's Don Dailey shares the political forecast with Troy Public Radio's Carolyn Hutcheson, the pandemic numbers continue to strain the health care system after the holiday gatherings.

In Focus Weekly Newswrap - TPR’s In Focus - Jan. 15, 2021

In Focus Weekly Newswrap - TPR’s In Focus - Jan. 15, 2021

January 15, 2021

On this week's Newswrap from In Focus, Alabama Public Television's Don Dailey shares with Troy Public Radio's Carolyn Hutcheson headlines about the recent Trump rally, which turned violent at the nation's capitol. Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks denies his rally speech inflamed the participants. Alabama's Republican congressional representatives voted against impeachment of President Trump, while Democratic Congresswoman Terri Sewell voted for it. The wildcard serves up a tasty piece of cake that reminds us to take the COVID-19 vaccine shots.

“Art of Vietnam” - TPR’s In Focus - Jan. 14, 2021

“Art of Vietnam” - TPR’s In Focus - Jan. 14, 2021

January 14, 2021

Art collector and Georgia attorney Stephen Humphreys talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about contemporary art of Vietnam. Humphreys has traveled extensively in Vietnam, meeting artists and collecting their work. His exhibition, "Faces of Vietnam," is featured at the Troy University International Arts Center through January 24.

“In Focus Political Buzzword” - Jan. 11, 2021

“In Focus Political Buzzword” - Jan. 11, 2021

January 11, 2021

This week when Alabama Public Television's Don Dailey shares the political forecast with Troy Public Radio's Carolyn Hutcheson, starting with a correction in the Jan. 8 Weekly Newswrap, The top stories were the
aftermath of the Jan. 6 mob violence at the U.S. Capitol and the spike in Covid-19 cases post-holidays.

“In Focus Weekly Newswrap” - Jan. 8, 2021

“In Focus Weekly Newswrap” - Jan. 8, 2021

January 8, 2021

On this week's Newswrap from In Focus, Alabama Public Television's Don Dailey shares with Troy Public Radio's Carolyn Hutcheson headlines about Wednesday's mob break-in at the U.S. Capitol. One Alabamian died of a medical emergency while at the scene. The Wildcard is about "toilet wine" being made at a Rainsville wastewater treatment plant. (NOTE: As we understand it the wine making operations were completely separate from the wastewater treatment.)

“America’s Fourteenth Colony” - Jan. 7, 2021

“America’s Fourteenth Colony” - Jan. 7, 2021

January 7, 2021

Historian Mike Bunn, author of "Fourteenth Colony, The Forgotten Story of the Gulf South during America's Revolutionary Era," talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about how Alabama's borders came about. Bunn is director of Historic Blakeley State Park in Spanish Fort, Alabama.

“Firearms and Crime” - Jan. 6, 2021

“Firearms and Crime” - Jan. 6, 2021

January 6, 2021

Verne Speirs, Criminal Division Chief and Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama, talks with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson about crimes and gun violence. In Fiscal year 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice charged more than 14,000 defendants with firearms-related crimes, and the Middle District of Alabama brought 78 cases. This is part one of a two-part interview.

“Alabama’s Historic Bells” - Jan. 5, 2021

“Alabama’s Historic Bells” - Jan. 5, 2021

January 5, 2021

Stories of "Alabama's Historic Bells" are shared with In Focus host Carolyn Hutcheson by Thomas Kaufmann, supervisor of the architecture library at Tuskegee University and author of the book of the same title. Alabama's bells have links to the American Revolution and Paul Revere.

“In Focus Political Buzzword” - Dec. 21, 2020

“In Focus Political Buzzword” - Dec. 21, 2020

December 21, 2020

This week when Alabama Public Television's Don Dailey shares the political forecast with Troy Public Radio's Carolyn Hutcheson, the upcoming Christmas holidays are of special concern for a Coronavirus surge, despite the arrival in Alabama of vaccines.

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