From books to barbecue, from current events to colonial history, Walter Edgar's Journal delves into the arts, culture, history of South Carolina and the American South.
Friday at noon on all ETV Radio stations. Repeats Sunday at 4:00 pm on ETV Radio’s News Stations. Podcasts are published each Friday. Stream the podcasts below or subscribe to the podcast OR subscribe with iTunes.
Friday - May 24, 2013
(Originally broadcast 06/29/12) - Anderson native T. Moffatt Burris is a WWII veteran and concentration camp liberator who also participated in the invasions of Sicily and Italy. During Operation Market Garden in Holland, he led the amphibious assault across the Waal River made famous in the movie, A Bridge Too Far. Burriss is the subject of the upcoming ETV special Man and Moment: T. Moffatt Burriss and the Crossing. He joins Dr. Edgar, State newspaper reporter Jeff Wilkinson, and documentary producer Lee Ann Kornegay, to talk about the war and about making the film.
Friday - May 31, 2013
Upstate Forever is a non-profit organization which envisions an "environmentally and economically prosperous region, with a high quality of life for all." Executive Director Brad Wyche talks with Dr. Edgar about how group works to promote sensible growth while protecting the special places in the 10 counties of Upstate South Carolina.
Friday - June 07, 2013
Paul Zimmerman is dedicated to teaching that “Roses are plants, too.” It’s a philosophy that guides his company, Paul Zimmerman Roses, his work as Director of the Biltmore® International Rose Trials, and is at the heart of his new book, Everyday Roses – How To Grow Knockout And Other Easy-Care Garden Roses (Taunton Press, 2013). He joins Dr. Edgar to talk about his work, the new book, and to help dispel the myths about what it takes to grow great roses.
Friday - June 14, 2013
In 1992, while a student at Harvard Law, the former Student Body President of the University of South Carolina, Marie-Louise Ramsdale, attended an event called Serve-a-thon for City Year. Inspired by City Year and the 10,000 people performing transformational service , she returned that night to the computer lab at Harvard and wrote a two-page proposal to bring the program to Columbia, SC. Inspired by her passion and determination, the cofounders, Alan Khazei and Michael Brown, founded City Year Columbia in the summer of 1993.
Ramsdale joins City Year Columbia 2013 corps member Emily Williams, and the Honorable Richard W. Riley, former SC Governor and former Secretary of Education, to talk with Walter Edgar about 20 years of service in the Midlands by City Year Columbia. “Give a year. Change the World.”
South Carolina from A to Z
Bank of the State of South Carolina
Wednesday - May 22, 2013
Friday - June 24, 2011
Rice, James Henry, Jr.
Thursday - June 23, 2011
Pember, Phoebe Yates
Wednesday - June 22, 2011
Conversations on the Civil War - 1863: Mary Chesnut’s Civil War
Friday - May 17, 2013
Ellen Schlaefer - For the Love of Opera
Friday - May 10, 2013
Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth Century Paintings of the South from the Johnson Collection
Friday - May 03, 2013
Conversations on the Civil War - 1863: The Fight for Charleston
Friday - April 26, 2013