Q&A with Shirley Franklin
Mayor Shirley Franklin was interviewed about her career in politics. She was recently elected to a second term as mayor of Atlanta and… read more
Mayor Shirley Franklin was interviewed about her career in politics. She was recently elected to a second term as mayor of Atlanta and has been called one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report. She talked about the corruption and deficits of the previous administration and how she overcame them. She also talked about her governing style and the city of Atlanta. Photographs of her family were shown as she discussed her life. She discussed why she ran for mayor and her possible political future.
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