Culture

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII (Full Episode)

April 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Presents by Glenn Fishkin
Jewish American Soldiers - Stories from WWII

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII is a documentary focusing on the life stories of Jewish American World War II veterans. The film explores their unique experiences of being Jewish soldiers during a time of extreme anti-Semitism both abroad, and in America. South...

GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II (Full Episode)

April 10, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II

GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II is the profound and remarkable story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who served their country in World War II. These brave men and women fought for their nation and for Jewish people worldwide. Like all Americans, they fought...

Narrative: "Oh, Those Were Yummy Days!"

April 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Laura Hunsberger
Ann Edwards and Thomas Edwards, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project that collects the voices of our times. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Thomas and Ann Edwards sat down to talk about their marriage and the family they made together...

Gall Wasps

April 10, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
 A gall wasp (Cynipidae) oviposits into an existing oak gall.

Varieties of Gall Wasps often have strict preference for the kind of plants they chose to host their young.

Alabama Bound (Full Episode)

April 9, 2018 - Posted in Reel South by Lara Embry and Carolyn Sherer
Carrie and Kim in the tree.

In the months leading up to the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality, gay families in Alabama were busy fighting discriminatory state laws. Alabama Bound chronicles the roller-coaster ride for gay rights in the South, and a resilient community that lives with both...

Charlie's Place

April 9, 2018 - Posted in Carolina Stories by Betsy Newman
Staff at Charlie's Place

Carolina Stories: Charlie’s Place premieres on April 26, 2018 at 9:00 pm. The program will repeat on April 29 at 4:00 pm. SCETV’s upcoming documentary, Charlie’s Place , tells the story of an African American nightclub in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina that was a significant...

Oconee Bells

April 9, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Oconee Bell Flower - Devils Fork State Park.

The Oconee Bell is a rare flower of the southern Appalachians found only in a few locations in the mountains of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia in moist wooded areas along streams.

They Fought in an Unpopular War; 50 Years Later, Vietnam Vets Finally Hear “Thank You”

April 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
During the ceremony, this army-green colored box sat on the steps of the state house. Below, Veteran Affairs Director Howard Metcalf shares the significance of the box.

The last American troops withdrew from South Vietnam in 1975. On March 29, the 50th anniversary of this historic event coincided with the first National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Vietnam War Veterans Day is a new holiday, established when President Trump signed the Vietnam...

"R" is for Russell’s Magazine (1857-1860)

April 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio “R” is for Russell’s Magazine (1857-1860). Russell’s Magazine was the last of the southern antebellum literary magazines and arguably the best. It was the magazine for the professional middle class—doctors, lawyers, and college faculty. Paul Hamilton...

The Great Leopard Moth Caterpillar

April 6, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
The Great Leopard Moth.

This moth is unusual in that it over-winters as a caterpillar.

Next on PBS MASTERPIECE

April 5, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
Unforgotten show stars Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Indian Summers)

Coming up next on MASTERPIECE, Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Indian Summers) star as police officers investigating the cold-case murder of a boy whose diary implicates four seemingly unconnected couples in a thriller that The Guardian (UK)...

William Gilmore Simms

April 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Hall of Fame
Antebellum south graphic with soldiers looking on at a woman.

William Gilmore Simms was born in Charleston, South Carolina. He was a poet, novelist, and historian whose work was a major force in antebellum Southern literature. He was called one of America’s best novelists by Edgar Allen Poe. Works include Martin Faber, Guy Rivers, The...

"P" is for Port Royal, Battle of (November 7, 1861)

April 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
South Carolina From A to Z

Credit SC Public Radio “P” is for Port Royal, Battle of (November 7, 1861). On November 7th a Union naval squadron including seventeen warships and thirty-five transports (with 1,300 soldiers aboard) entered Port Royal Sound. The warships bombarded Fort Walker on Hilton...

A Cache of Mystery Bones

April 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NatureNotes

Credit SC Public Radio A listener finds two animal skulls and skeleton and turns to Rudy for help identifying.

Celebrating SC's Cultural and Ethnic Diversity

April 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Raj Aluri

You are probably already aware that we live in a diverse, multicultural state. And once a year, businesses, organizations, and individuals come together in the Midlands to celebrate the music, culture, food and performing arts of the various cultures, nationalities, races...

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