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The Reverend Jesse Jackson

From: SCETV

Jackie Johnson

Jesse Jackson

Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville, South Carolina. Living under Jim Crow segregation laws, Jackson was taught to go to the back of the bus and use separate water fountains, practices he says he accepted until the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955.

He attended the racially segregated Sterling High School in Greenville, where he was elected student class president, finished tenth in his class, and earned letters in baseball, football and basketball.

Graduating...

Matthew Perry Jr

From: SCETV

Jackie Johnson

Matthew Perry Jr

Matthew J. Perry, was Born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1921. Perry, who excelled academically, attended local segregated schools and started college, at historically black South Carolina State College, located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, studying business.

He served during World War II in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. He finished college after the war, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from South Carolina State College in 1948.

When finishing his...

Nursing Home Technology Keeps Elderly Patients Out of Hospitals

From: Telehealth

John Lewis

Nurse Mary Guillaume assesses Eleanor Grayson at her cottage at the Village at Summerville nursing home.

Doctors are available during normal business hours at most nursing homes. But medical issues can happen at any time, and vulnerable elderly patients still need to be seen as soon as possible.

“Before telehealth, we’d have to call the physician, tell them what was going on, and then immediately we would just send [the patient] out to the hospital,” said Mary Guillaume, a registered nurse and staff development coordinator at The Village at Summerville...

The Legend of Becky Cotton

From: Carolina Stories

William Richardson

Becky Cotton

Becky Cotton was born around 1765 and married John Cotton around 1785. Becky's father was killed when three men burst into the house, but her husband did nothing to stop it. The legend has it that she waited for him to fall asleep and buried an axe into his skull. She was tried but was so beautiful and bewitching that the jury acquitted her. She married one of the jurors, but then was killed by...

"D" is for Dispensary

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

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"D" is for Dispensary. In 1892 South Carolina created the Dispensary, a liquor monopoly. In the early 1890s the state was poised to adopt statewide prohibition. Governor Benjamin Tillman, however, pressured the legislature to pass instead his proposal for state liquor monopoly legislation. Basing his idea on European models, Tillman portrayed the dispensary as a compromise between the private sale of liquor prohibition that...

Sooty Tern

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

An adult sooty tern.

A lowcountry vet finds a juvenile sooty turn, likely blown in by a storm.

Increasing Metallurgy Education in SC

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

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The last time we had our next guest on this show, he was running our state’s pre-eminent public-private partnership known as SCRA. Last year, he left SCRA and took a position with an organization that is working to bring more materials-based education to South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interview Bill Mahoney, managing director of Ohio-based ASM International .

November 6-10 is Media Literacy Week!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

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Media Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. Media Literacy Week highlights the importance of teaching children and teens digital and media literacy skills to ensure their interactions with media are positive and enriching.

SCETV Presents Live at the Charleston Music Hall

From: SCETV Presents

Amy Shumaker

Edwin McCain at microphone singing a song.

Recorded live at the historic Charleston Music Hall, host Mark Bryan (Hootie & the Blowfish) brings audiences an impressive roster of musical talent in this new concert series. Packed full of soulful songwriting and award-winning music, the series shines through Mark's familiar, easygoing banter with the artists – giving viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of their personalities and what inspires their work.

Live at the Charleston Music Hall is a front row seat for...

"I Made It Here: I'm Back": The Midlands Flood Recovery Group Celebrates 200 Home Repairs

From: SC Public Radio

Olivia Aldridge

Teenagers in blue shirts laugh together while standing against a wall

Early this month, South Carolina reached the 2-year anniversary of the devastating October 2015 rain event, offering a natural opportunity to pause and observe the many tragedies that the widespread flooding wrought, and the many triumphs of recovery that have followed. The Midlands Flood Recovery Group , for its part, celebrated a significant milestone in its flood recovery narrative this month: the 200th home repaired by the group and the gift of a restored home...

"I Made It Here: I'm Back": The Midlands Flood Recovery Group Celebrates 200 Home Repairs

From: SC Public Radio

Olivia Aldridge

Teenagers in blue shirts laugh together while standing against a wall

Early this month, South Carolina reached the 2-year anniversary of the devastating rains of October 2015, offering a natural opportunity to pause and observe the many tragedies that the widespread flooding wrought, and the many triumphs of recovery that have followed. The Midlands Flood Recovery Group, for its part, celebrated a significant milestone in its flood recovery narrative this month: the 200th home repaired by the group and the gift of a restored home for...

Lizard Man

From: Carolina Stories

William Richardson

Lizard Man

First appeared in 1988, nine feet tall, with a head similar to a human head, and afraid of cars...it's Lizard Man.

Purchase the entire Carolina Stories Ghosts and Legends collection at the etvstore.org

"C" is for Catawba Pottery

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

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"D" is for Dispensary"C" is for Catawba Pottery. Among the Catawba Indians in present-day York County, an unbroken chain of pottery production has helped preserve a cultural identity that was nearly lost after European settlement. Traditionally, women made pottery; but when the population fell to less than a hundred in1849, everybody had to make pottery. This activity has helped maintain community traditions and is...

Zebra Longwing Butterfly

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

Heliconius charitonius (zebra longwing butterfly),Florida.

The zebra longwing butterfly is not common in South Carolina.

Charleston Gourmet Foodies Expand Company Out of State

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

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About 10 years ago our next guest and his wife, Margaret, decided to give up their lucrative careers and New York City living to return to the city where they married and start a small business centered around their favorite thing: gourmet food. Their cafe and market has since expanded to five locations including their most recent in Nashville, their first outside of South Carolina.

Mike Switzer interviews...

"Reel South" nominated for IDA Award

From: SCETV

Desiree Cheeks

Reel South main graphic

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has released the 2017 award nominees for the 33rd annual IDA Documentary Awards. The prestigious awards are selected by the IDA every year to honor the year’s best in documentary filmmaking. This year, South Carolina ETV and UNC-TV's Reel South is in the running for Best Curated Series, along with American Experience , Independent Lens , POV and Dokumania . Nominations for best feature and short, along with awards for...

Bulls Bay Oysters and Clams

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Oysters

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to Bull Bay Island, where Rocky Magwood and his family have been oystering and fishing for generations. After harvesting some oysters and clams, Amanda and Rocky take the fresh seafood to Art's Bar & Grill in Mount Pleasant. Here, owner Kent Frits specializes in using local seafood and products to create delicious dishes.

Honor Our Veterans On Veterans Day & Every Day: View the Resources on Knowitall & Learn More!

From: Education

Mimi Wortham-Brown

Pictures from programs featured in the Veterans Day Collection on Knowitall

Veterans Day - Nov. 10 & 11

View our Veterans Day Collection , including:

Generations of Heroes - Students document the living memories of heroes and civilians who have served. S.C. Veterans in History - Project Discovery salutes our veterans and tells their stories. South Carolina's Greatest Generation - South Carolina's greatest gewneration perseverd through the GreatDepression, wona global war and rewrote the history of our state through their enterprise and...

Alice of The Hermitage

From: Carolina Stories

William Richardson

Alice of The Hermitage

The story of Alice Flagg of Georgetown, who became very ill and died of malaria while in boarding school at the age of 15. Alice's fiance' had given her a diamond ring, but her brother disapproved and told her to give it back. But Alice placed the ring on a ribbon and wore it around her neck. While Alice was in a coma, her brother took the ring and threw it into the creek. Alice...

Springs Mills Acousticot Bed

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Springs Mills Acousticot Bed

The Springs Cotton Mills "Springmaid" ad campaign was an attention getter. The Acousticot Bed was another one of those attention getting ad campaigns. The Acousticot is a 1950s bed with lots of "space age" features like a coffee maker, electric shaver, and TV.

"B" is for Beech Island

From: SC Public Radio

Alfred Turner

South Carolina From A to Z

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"B" is for Beech Island [Aiken County; population 4,834]. Named for the beech trees growing in the wetlands of the nearby Savannah River swamp—and possibly a dead river island—Beech Island began in the 1680s as the Indian trading post, Savano Town. In 1716, the British constructed Fort Moore at Savano Town to protect the upcountry trade routes and to guard the western entrance to...

Black Witch Moth

From: SC Public Radio

Rudy Mancke

A male Ascalapha Odorata or commonly known as the Black Witch Moth.

A listener finds a black witch moth--a rare species for South Carolina.

Finding Cures for Rare Childhood Diseases

From: SCETV Health

Bobbi Conner

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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Stephen Duncan about his research to find cures for rare childhood diseases. Dr. Duncan is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Making the Most of Your Charitable Giving

From: SC Public Radio

Mike Switzer

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It probably won’t surprise you to know that Americans are among the most charitable people on the planet. According to a recent Gallup World Poll, the USA ranked #1 or #2 for each of the last four years (2013 – 2016). Our next guest says while South Carolinians are just as charitable, there are some ways you may not know about that can help you make the most of...

Narrative: A Father's Commitment to Value Each Day with His Sons

From: SC Public Radio

Laura Hunsberger

Jonathan Dean and his father, Scottie Dean, Columbia 2016

This edition of Narrative features an interview from StoryCorps, an oral history project where friends and loved ones interview each other. At the StoryCorps mobile booth in Columbia in 2016, Scottie Dean talked with his son Jonathan about their family, and why he values every day with them. Here, seven-year-old Jonathan asks his dad how he likes his life now.

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