Charles Edwards

Charles Edwards is the Assistant News Director for 90.1 FM WABE. As a reporter, he covers a variety of topics and issues. However, he specializes in politics and closely covers Atlanta City Hall and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed. Charles received a B.A. is Mass Media Arts from Clark Atlanta University in 2002. However, his reporting experience dates back to 2000. His resume includes covering the state legislature, live election night coverage, and award winning health care reporting. In 2005, Charles was the recipient of a 2005 National Public Radio reporting fellowship. As a reporter on NPRâ

Remembrances
3:00 pm
Fri April 6, 2012

Doctor Blazed Trails For Women In Medicine

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From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish.

Dr. Leila Denmark led an exceptional life. She fought hard to become a doctor when women were largely shut out of the profession and helped research and test the whooping cough vaccine. She then opened her own practice and spent the next 71 years caring for child patients and their parents. Dr. Denmark died this week at the age of 114. That's right, 114.

Charles Edwards of member station WABE in Atlanta has this remembrance.

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