Tag Archives: Georgia

Aerial City Views: ‘Atlanta – Georgia’ (4K Video)

Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium. 

City Views: ‘Tbilisi – Capital Of Georgia’ (4K Video)

Tbilisi is the capital of the country of Georgia. Its cobblestoned old town reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. Its diverse architecture encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate art nouveau buildings and Soviet Modernist structures. Looming over it all are Narikala, a reconstructed 4th-century fortress, and Kartlis Deda, an iconic statue of the “Mother of Georgia.” 

Politics: The Corporate Backlash To Georgia’s New Voting Law (CNBC)

Republican state legislators across the country began to formulate new voting laws in response to the tumultuous 2020 presidential election in State Houses across the country. In Georgia, the voting law known as SB 202 has become mired in controversy, as opponents of the law claim it will further voter suppression, and supporters of the new law argue that it will bring back confidence in elections.

Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Georgia Voting Law

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including Georgia’s new voting law, the resulting corporate fallout, and what President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign donation refunds say about U.S. election fundraising laws.

Political News: ‘Brooks & Capehart’ On Biden’s Infrastructure Plan

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including President Biden’s infrastructure plan, the pace of COVID-19 vaccinations amid spikes in infections, and Major League Baseball’s reaction to Georgia’s new voting law.

Travel & Adventure: ‘A Week In Kazbegi, Georgia’

Welcome to Kazbegi, Georgia’s most popular Caucasus Mountains retreat. We spent over a week in the region in summer 2020, splitting our time between Kazbegi town (officially Stepantsminda) and Juta. Kazbegi is easily accessible from the capital, Tbilisi.

It takes around 3.5 hours to get there by marshrutka or car/taxi, heading north on the scenic Georgian Military Highway. There is plenty to see and do in the region beyond visiting the famous hilltop Gergeti Trinity Church. In this film we show you the best places to visit in Kazbegi, including Truso Valley, Gveleti Waterfall, Dariali Gorge, Tsdo village, Gergeti Glacier, the stone carved heads of Sno, and the gorgeous Juta Valley (aka ‘The Dolomites of Georgia’).

PLACES FEATURED IN THIS FILM 00:00​ Intro 00:57​ Mt. Kazbek (seen from Kazbegi) 01:33​ Truso Valley Day Hike 04:50​ Rooms Kazbegi 05:19​ Big Gveleti Waterfall Hike 07:52​ Dariali Monastery Complex 08:00​ Tsdo Village 08:41​ Kazbegi (Stepantsminda) 09:30​ Cafe 5047m 10:03​ Gergeti Glacier Hike 14:48​ Shorena’s Bar and Cafe 15:11​ Gergeti Trinity Church 16:02​ Snostskali Valley 16:38​ Juta Village 17:33​ Fifth Season Juta Valley (Chaukhi Massif) 22:40​ Outro

Aerial Travel: ‘Atlanta – Georgia’ (4K Video)

Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium. 

Morning News Podcast: Democrats Up In Georgia, Quantum Computing

Democrats look set to win both the run-off elections that will determine control of the Senate—and how President-elect Joe Biden will be able to govern. 

Quantum computing is still nascent, its power yet to be truly tapped. But the finance sector is already looking to squeeze it for analytical advantage. And how Confucianism still influences society in South Korea.

Morning News Podcast: Georgia Votes, Vaccines & England’s New Lockdown

People in Georgia will finish voting today. At stake is control of the U.S. Senate. But the runoff elections have been overshadowed by the president’s false claims.

The U.S has administered fewer than 5 million coronavirus vaccines. How can we safely speed up? And U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February.

Politics Monday: Tamara Keith And Amy Walter On Georgia Voting (Video)

NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including the U.S. Senate races in Georgia, Trump’s call to the Georgia secretary of state, and how some Republicans are continuing to question the election results.