During the month of March, South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) recognizes Women’s History Month with special programming that highlights the remarkable achievements women have made throughout history.
During Women’s History Month, SCETV is amplifying female voices that drive culture and change by bringing stories and content across its platforms. These offerings celebrate the cultural, economic, social and political achievements of women who have impacted local and national conversations.
For more stories, quizzes, interviews and information, visit the SCETV website. Students or children can also learn more about some courageous, innovative women who have made history by viewing the KnowItAll.org Women's History collection. Additional programming celebrating Women’s History Month can also be heard on South Carolina Public Radio.
Below are just a few highlights from Women’s History Month programming:
- Isabel & Roy: On March 13 at 1:30 p.m., this special will share the story of Isabel and Roy Lichtenstein. Roy Lichtenstein who is known for his $165 million art piece titled “Masterpiece,” was initially supported by his wife Isabel, a female entrepreneur at a time when many women were homemakers. The program features rarely seen archival photos and interviews with their clients, friends and Roy and Isabel’s son Mitchell. (ETV World)
- Stella – A History of War: The film is based on Stella Andrássy’s narrative, a woman whose world was torn apart by the Red Army invasion of Hungary in 1945. With perspectives on the fate of women, she tells of abuse and suffering, but also of solidarity, courage and hope. The special airs on March 13 at 11 p.m. (South Carolina Channel)
- OLYMPIA: Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis is well known for her performances on stage and in celebrated films like Moonstruck and Steel Magnolias. This film provides an intimate look into her courageous journey to achieve success and find her own voice. The documentary airs on March 19 at 5 p.m. (ETV-HD)
- Independent Lens: Storming Caesars Palace: On March 20 at 10 p.m., meet activist Ruby Duncan, who led a grassroots movement of mothers who challenged presidents, the Vegas mob and everyday Americans to fight for a universal basic income and rethink their notions of the "welfare queen." (ETV-HD)
Additional Women’s History Month programming includes: Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story, Kasturba Gandhi: Accidental Activist, Fannie Lou Hamer: Stand Up and Awakening In Taos: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Story. To view the full SCETV programming schedule, visit www.scetv.org/tv-schedule.
“During Women’s History Month, we look forward to highlighting stories of those who have smashed the glass ceilings. Raising awareness about the role that women have played in shaping history and making important contributions to society helps to inspire future generations of women and girls to pursue their dreams and realize their full potential.” -SCETV Chief Content Officer Tabitha Safdi
“We are proud to highlight programming about women and continue to encourage the recognition of women-- past and present-- who have been active in shaping our organization, our community, our country and our world. It’s important to celebrate the richness and diversity of their achievements in March and throughout the year.” -SCETV Director of TV Programming & Broadcast Traffic Cheryl Nunnley
- During the month of March, SCETV recognizes Women’s History Month with special programming that highlights the remarkable achievements women have made in American history.
- For stories, quizzes, interviews and information featuring impactful women, visit the SCETV website.
- Students or children can also learn more about some courageous, innovative women who have made history by viewing the KnowItAll.org Women's History collection.
- Additional programming celebrating Women’s History Month can also be heard on South Carolina Public Radio.
- Miss a program? Make sure to visit pbs.org, watch in the SCETV App or use SCETV Passport.
About South Carolina ETV and Public Radio
South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) is the state's public educational broadcasting network. SCETV amplifies South Carolina voices, provides educational experiences and strengthens communities, while working toward creating a stronger, more connected and informed South Carolina. In addition to airing local programs, such as Carolina Classrooms, Making It Grow, and This Week in South Carolina, SCETV also presents multiple programs to regional and national audiences, including By The River, After Action, Reconnecting Roots, Reel South, Somewhere South, Yoga in Practice and How She Rolls. In addition, SC Public Radio produces the national radio production, Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA.