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The State of Eugenics

The State of Eugenics

The State of Eugenics by Dawn Sinclair Shapiro

Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey of survivors, legislators and journalists who insist the state confront its role in the tragic, forced sterilization of thousands of Americans thought to have “undesirable” genetics. (60 min.)

World of Opera Ends Production

By G. Rawls

World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Opera, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic performances that are the mainstay of the series, the European Broadcasting Union, was no longer able to continue to deliver these performances. SC Public Radio was proud to be a part of this tradition begun by NPR decades ago.

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

By A. Shumaker

Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV and the Southern Documentary Fund, premieres weekly on ETV on Thursday nights beginning January 5 (check local listings).

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

A Chef’s Life  Deck the Halls

Dear Viewers and Listeners:

As 2016 winds to a close, SCETV ends the year with a bang, continuing the wonderful pledge programming we began last month. Lots of music specials are scheduled, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years; Rocktopia: Live in Budapost; Il Volo: Notte Magica; and California Dreamin’: The Story of the Mamas and the Papas.

Behind the Scenes with South Carolina Public Radio's Vincent Kolb-Lugo

By T. Safdi

South Carolina Public Radio

Meet Vincent Kolb-Lugo. He's a radio producer at South Carolina Public Radio. Go behind the scenes as he describes what he does at the station and why it's important for South Carolina.

South Carolina Public Radio was started in 1972 as "South Carolina Educational Radio," a part of South Carolina ETV, the state’s educational television agency. For more information about the station visit the website.

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Give the Gift of SCETV and SC Public Radio on Giving Tuesday

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As the Executive Director of the ETV Endowment, I know all of us here do our work not just because we love making sure you have access to the exceptional programs you love, but because we want to make a difference in South Carolina. We want to expand horizons, keep people informed and bring families together through exceptional programming.

As hard as we work, we can’t do it alone. We count on the exceptional people that support us through the ETV Endowment. They’ve made the commitment to supporting this service that’s so important to them and to our state.

SCETV President Linda O’Bryon to Step Down in Fall of 2017

By G. Rawls

Linda O'Bryon

Linda O’Bryon, the president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio, announced plans to step down next fall.  She advised the ETV Commission meeting Friday, Nov. 18 during its regular meeting. When O’Bryon steps down, she will have served as ETV CEO for seven years.

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium by Lindsey Phillips and Lauren Domino

Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming—the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store. The film highlights the creativity and personal expression linked in the cultural identity and narrative of New Orleans and provides a deeper look into the significance of costuming and the carnival season. (30 min.)

Deep Run

Deep Run

Deep Run by Hillevi Loven

Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verité portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole’s candid humor and steadfast Christian beliefs counter the bigotry he experiences daily. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon. (60 min.)

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