Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Al Roker is the meteorologist for NBC's The Today Show.

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Sorry Al, Montgomery has greater civil rights claim, experts say.

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Tireless Truth-O-Meter travels time

PolitiFact Georgia sent the Truth-O-Meter on assignment last week. Its destination: the past.

It traveled to the civil rights era to assess whether Birmingham was truly the "cradle of the civil rights movement." It visited President Ronald Reagan’s successful 1980 campaign to check a claim by former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich, and stopped during Reconstruction’s early days to look at similarities between current Georgia immigration laws and the infamous Black Codes.

Then our gizmo, ever tireless, roved the fields of current-day South Georgia to check out a pilot program that uses probationers to ease a labor shortage. Abbreviated versions of those fact-checks can be found below.

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