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Ninety Six: End Game

March 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Ninety Six: End Game

Ninety Six was a small frontier town near Greenwood, South Carolina—an essential part of the geography of British strongholds designed to seal off Charleston and the low country from French, Spanish, and Indian attack. At the “Star Fort” in Ninety Six, a band of loyalists...

Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

March 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Guilford Courthouse: Costly Victory

The Battle of Guilford Courthouse was fought on March 15, 1781. This battle basically decided the outcome for the Carolinas because even though Cornwallis won, technically, he lost 25% of his force. View classroom media resources on SCETV's Knowitall.org and download lesson...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

March 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Call the Midwife

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This spring we are excited to offer new seasons of some popular series. Call the Midwife begins its sixth season, now set in 1962. The Poplar medics are adjusting to the changing times, facing challenges as they strive to help mothers cope with...

Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

March 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Cowpens: A Brilliant Victory

General Daniel Morgan’s battle plan at Cowpens was considered a masterpiece of military strategy and tactics. In Fall of 1780, General Nathaniel Greene sent a portion of his men under Morgan to fight the British in western South Carolina. In response, Lieutenant Colonel...

Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

March 30, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Kings Mountain: The Turn of the Tide of Success

Kings Mountain is a rocky wooded hill on the border of North and South Carolina. On October 7, 1780, a thousand patriots surrounded and attacked the British troops and Loyalist soldiers. This battle would become a major victory and turn the tides for the patriots. View...

Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

March 29, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Musgrove Mill: A Ray of Hope

August 19th 1780, three days after the Battle of Camden, another battle was fought. British Provincials from Ninety Six were camped near Edward Musgrove’s grist mill on the Enoree River (Laurens County), with many recuperating from wounds received at the Battle of Cedar...

Camden: Defeat and Destruction

March 24, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a...

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

March 21, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

In June 1780, the British had established an "outpost" at Rocky Mount, in the Catawba Valley. Lieutenant Colonel George Turnbull sent troops into what are now York and Chester counties to round up and eliminate the rebels. Captain Christian Huck, a loyalist from...

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

March 20, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

On May 29, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion caught up with Colonel Abraham Buford’s army at a place called “The Waxhaws” in the Catawba River valley, located four miles south of the North Carolina border. Over in fifteen minutes and with 113...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

February 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

January 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2017

January 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Masterpiece - Victoria

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV starts the year out with a variety of new and stimulating programming. Our co-production series Reel South begins a second season of documentaries that highlights some of the best non-fiction storytelling from the American South. Our new...

World of Opera Ends Production

December 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

December 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by 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...

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

November 29, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
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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...

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