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75 Years Later, Rock Hill Resident Reveals a Truth About Pearl Harbor

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Manning Kimmel, grandson of Admiral Husband Kimmel.

This December marks the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a “date that will live in infamy,” according to former president Franklin Roosevelt. His speech continues as he explains that December 7, 1941 is the day when “the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the empire of Japan.”

South Carolina Resident Manning Kimmel has a unique personal tie to Pearl Harbor. Sitting in his office at...

Spanish Teacher Vanessa Torres of Columbia Clinches Milken Educator Award and $25,000

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Photo of Supt. of Education Molly Spearman and Vanessa Torres

Walk through the halls of Nursery Road Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, and they may be abuzz with students conversing in Spanish. That’s a credit to the work of K-5 Spanish teacher Vanessa Torres, whose students’ buzzing voices turned into loud cheers when she was surprised with the prestigious Milken Educator Award at an all-school assembly. The honor comes with a $25,000 cash prize that Torres can use any way she chooses.

Milken...

Cocky's Reading Express Promoting Early Literacy Across SC

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Cocky's Reading Express at a school

At a Title 1 school in rural South Carolina, a bus pulls up to the front door.

Out of the bus walk a few University of South Carolina students. The purpose of the visit today is to surprise students in 4K through 2 nd grade with some group reading and USC’s mascot, Cocky.

The program is called Cocky’s Reading Express . It’s a literacy program in which USC students read to the children,...

Telepsychiatry Making a Difference in Patient's Life

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Brenda smiling and looking at the camera

"She keeps me young, she really does," says the 70-year-old Myrtle Beach resident Michael Purvis.

Purvis is the father of Brenda, a 27 year-old young lady who has Down Syndrome, a genetic condition in which the person is born with an extra chromossome.

A little over two years ago, Brenda suffered a "psychiatric breakdown," as her father describes. They looked for psychiatric care in the community but were not happy with the results...

PBS TeacherLine Offers Accomplished Science Teaching Series

From: Education

Kathy Finger

Science students in chemistry lab

Drawing upon data from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ performance assessment of science teachers, PBS TeacherLine recently created three new Accomplished Science Teaching Series courses for K-12 educators.

PBS LearningMedia: Virtual Field Trip Commemorating Pearl Harbor - December 7

From: Education

Bette Jamison

WYES Electronic Field Trip graphic

Streaming LIVE December 7, 2016 - 10:00AM and 2:00PM EST Remember Pearl Harbor: How Students Like You Experienced the Day of Infamy

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

From: SCETV

Linda O'Bryon

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.

Celebrating the upcoming holiday season, we again bring you the annual Governor’s Carolighting...

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

From: Behind the Scenes

Tabitha 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 .

SC Public Radio's News stations include:...

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

From: SCETV

giving tuesday image

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...

Telehealth Research Aims to Improve Women's Health in Rural South Carolina

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Woman walking in a rural area

The Women's Health Research Team was founded in January 2013 at the College of Charleston. This team uses a multi- and interdisciplinary approach to women’s health research, "drawing from the behavioral and clinical science, communication, and social marketing fields." In 2015, the team was asked to conduct telehealth research designed to improve understanding of health care access for women in rural communities. We caught up with some of the researchers to find out more...

Student Reporting Labs: A Trip to Charlotte, NC

From: SCETV Regionals

Kaitlyn Cannon

Photo of Forestview High School Student Reporting Lab in Charlotte, NC.

America is “the land of the free.” But, what does “free” actually mean? For people who have only lived in America, it may be hard to grasp what freedom is because they have never experienced the alternative. To truly understand ‘freedom’, perspective needs to come from someone who has immigrated to America from a country that may not be so free. For the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab from Forestview High School , they found...

Civil Rights Leaders Recognized in Rock Hill, SC

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Freedom Walkway in Rock Hill, SC.

On November 14, 2016, important civil rights leaders were recognized at The Palmetto Room in Rock Hill, S.C. The event started with a dedication of the Freedom Walkway and continued with a screening of “Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise." The event culminated with a panel discussion that included Friendship 9 member David Williamson, Jr., Winthrop University Professors, Dr. Adolphus Belk and Dr. Scott Huffmon and moderator, Dr. Jennifer Disney.

Stephen Turner,...

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

From: SCETV

Glenn 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.

O’Bryon is a nationally recognized journalist and broadcaster; she is the founding executive editor of Nightly Business Repor t, a program she co-anchored daily for more...

Shake Em On Down

From: SCETV Presents

Shake Em On Down

Shake ’Em On Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell by Joe York

Through interviews and never-before-seen footage, delight in the story of Mississippi sharecropper Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues, who was first recorded by Alan Lomax in 1959, traveled to Europe with the Rolling Stones in the mid-1960s, mentored Bonnie Raitt, and influenced the music of RL Burnside, Taj Mahal, the North Mississippi All Stars and...

Carolina Classrooms: Technology in SC Schools - View Online!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Young students using tables in school

Mark your calendar to tune in November 23 at 7:00 p.m. on ETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be technology in our schools. Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

Enduring Legacy

From: SCETV Presents

Enduring Legacy

An Enduring Legacy: Louisiana’s Croatian-Americans by James V. Catano

Little known even in their home state, the Croatians of Lower Plaquemines Parish have used grit and determination to build an oystering industry that has made Louisiana famous. Follow the lives of four people who embody the 150-year Croatian experience in Louisiana and share in the history of this unique tight-knit community. (30 min.)

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern...

Red Wolf Revival

From: SCETV Presents

Red Wolf Revival

Red Wolf Revival by Roshan Patel and Madison McClintock

Three decades ago, the nearly extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain—and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges.

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF), REEL SOUTH includes...

Private Violence

From: SCETV

Private Violence

Private Violence by Cynthia Hill

With at least four women murdered each day by abusive (and often, ex) partners, a woman in America is most in danger in her own home. Witness the complex realities of intimate partner violence through the eyes of two survivors: Deanna Walters, a mother seeking justice for her estranged husband’s crimes against her, and victims’ advocate Kit Gruelle. Executive produced by Gloria Steinem. (60 min.)

A collaboration...

120 Days

From: SCETV

120 Days

120 Days by Ted Roach

Due to his immigration status, family man Miguel Cortes must make a tough choice. After an unexpected traffic stop, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico—leaving his wife and two daughters behind. Will he leave for Mexico or disappear into the shadows in his adopted homeland? (60 min.)

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and...

The Exceptionally Extraordinary Emporium

From: SCETV

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.)...

The State of Eugenics

From: SCETV

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.)

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV,...

Deep Run

From: SCETV

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.)

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF),...

Overburden

From: SCETV

Overbruden

Overburden by Chad A. Stevens

Meet two unforgettable women—a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother—whose lives collide when a mine disaster shatters their community. Filmed over seven years, the pair’s courageous story underscores the need for reconciliation as they take on a rogue industry to help heal their Appalachian Mountain community. (60 min.)

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF), REEL SOUTH includes half-hour and...

Eat White Dirt

From: SCETV

Eat White Dirt

Eat White Dirt by Adam Forrester

Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences, processes and explanations of people who eat white dirt with information from the scientists who study the phenomenon. (30 min.)

A collaboration between UNC-TV and SCETV, and the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF), REEL SOUTH...

Soul City

From: SCETV

Soul City

Soul City by Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards

Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia—Soul City—in the heart of North Carolina’s Klan country during the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with former and current Soul City residents, animation and soulful rhythms of the era bring alive the vision of founder Floyd B. McKissick and his band of idealists who, despite the...

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