Joe Birch interviews former Mayor Willie Herenton - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Joe Birch interviews former Mayor Willie Herenton

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton visited the WMC-TV 5 studios Friday evening for an explosive interview with Action News 5 Anchor Joe Birch.

The nearly twenty-minute interview aired live on Action News 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Herenton responded to questions about why he's considering a run for an office he just left, his criticism of Mayor Pro Tem Myron Lowery, and the $1 million dollar pricetag that comes with the upcoming special election.

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