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03/17/15: Lenny Curry; Revolutionary War Marker; NASA And Civil Rights; Blessings In A Backpack

Republican Party of Florida

We speak with Jacksonville mayoral candidate, businessman and former Florida Republican Party chairman Lenny Curry.

David Ramseur and Dennis Carpenter of the Jacksonville chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution join us to discuss the new Florida historical marker in Jacksonville commemorating the 1777 Revolutionary War Battle of Thomas Creek.

We also speak with Richard Paul and Steven Moss, authors of the new book "We Could Not Fail: The First African Americans in the Space Program", about how NASA played a role in the Civil Rights Movement.

And Michael O'Neal of CornerLot Properties and Sarah Moores of of the nonprofit Blessings in a Backpack about next week's CornerLot Golf Tournament benefiting the local charity that provides for children in need on the weekends.

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Sean Birch joined the WJCT team in late 2011 and was with the company until 2016.