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 - December 06, 2013
From Italy to Switzerland, Germany to Spain, and Philadelphia to New Orleans, Anne Sinkler Whaley LeClercq describes the beauty of different historic gardens in her collection of essays, A Grand Tour of Gardens: Traveling in Beauty through Western Europe and the United States (USC Press, 2012). LeClercq shares with Dr. Edgar stories of her visits to historic gardens around the world.
Friday - December 13, 2013
Deb Richardson-Moore, a middle-aged suburban mom and journalist was inspired to become a pastor after writing a story exploring God’s call in our lives. Seven years ago, a recent graduate of Erskine Theological Seminary, she took a position as pastor of the non-denominational Triune Mercy Center, an inner-city mission to the homeless in Greenville, S.C. “What I found there absolutely flattened me,” she says. It also inspired her. Today, she and a dedicated staff continue to build a worshiping community that focuses on drug rehab, jobs and housing for the homeless.
Walter Edgar visits Pastor Richardson-Moore in her study at the Center to talk about the growth of its ministry and her journey, as well as her recent memoir, The Weight of Mercy: A Novice Pastor on the City Streets (Monarch Books, 2012)
Friday - December 20, 2013
Walter Edgar’s Journal drops by the Upcountry History Museum - Furman University, in Greenville, SC, to talk with the Museum’s Dr. Courtney Tollison; Dr. Margaree Crosby, Professor Emeritus, Clemson University; and Greenville City Councilwoman Lillian Brock Flemming. The discussion centers on an upcoming exhibition that commemorates the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Greenville County schools. Protests, Prayers, & Progress, January 18 through June 5, 2014, details the people, events, and culture of Greenville’s Civil Rights Movement through oral histories, artifacts, images, and children’s activities.
Friday - December 27, 2013
(Originally broadcast 06/28/13) - Dr. Christopher Curtis’ new book, Jefferson's Freeholders and the Politics of Ownership in the Old Dominion (Cambridge University Press, 2012), explores the political transformation of citizenship from an agrarian republic to a 19th century, slave-owning state. Curtis, former chair of the Department of History and Sociology at Claflin University, talks with Dr. Edgar about the manner in which changing conceptions of property and changes in the legal system at once underpinned and reinforced changes in politics and the political order in one key southern state.
South Carolina from A to Z
Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina
Thursday - December 05, 2013
Friday - June 24, 2011
Rice, James Henry, Jr.
Thursday - June 23, 2011
Pember, Phoebe Yates
Wednesday - June 22, 2011
Art Expert Miller Gaffney; Newt Gingrich
Friday - November 29, 2013
Reimagining Greenville - Knox White
Friday - November 22, 2013
The Storied South
Friday - November 15, 2013
The Civil Rights Movement, 1963 - A Pivotal Year
Friday - November 08, 2013