6/29/2018: Media Roundtable; Operation Twin Links

Jun 29, 2018

Our weekly Friday Media Roundtable on First Coast Connect featured David Bauerlein from The Florida Times-Union, WJCT contributor Charles Griggs, Folio Weekly editor Claire Goforth and Florida Politics reporter A.G. Gancarski.

Topics included:

  • Women and men in Jacksonville and St. Augustine join the March for Children to protest the Trump administration’s separation of children from their parents.
  • The Jacksonville City Council changes its leadership.
  • Former Mayor Alvin Brown gets the endorsement of Jaguars owner Shad Khan.
  • Environmentalists score a win as plans to develop a parcel at the Julington - Durbin Creek Preserve change. (01:05).     

A pair of French nationals are riding a 1918 Harley Davidson motorcycle across the country to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. We spoke with one of the motorcyclists, Christophe de Goulaine, who is a direct descendant of Capt. Rene de Goulaine de Laundonniere, co-founder of Fort Caroline, the first European Settlement in North America in Jacksonville (42:00).      

Kevin Meerschaert can be reached at kmeerschaert@wjct.org, 904-358-6334 or on Twitter at @KMeerschaertJax.