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SC Lede: 'Hope, Never Fear'

By Sean Birch

  Gavin Jackson (l) and Callie Shell.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson speaks with South Carolina-based photojournalist Callie Shell about her new book, "Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas." They discuss her years documenting the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama, her work covering seven presidential campaigns, and what goes into telling the news of the day visually.

 

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Kamala Harris, Tom Steyer

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On this edition for the week of October 10, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the Charleston County Democratic Party's recent Blue Jamboree event to hear from Democratic presidential candidates Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif), and Tom Steyer. 

 

Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube page.

SC Lede: Lethal Force

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Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Daniel Gross in the Greenville News offices on Friday, October 4, 2019.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson speaks with The Greenville News' Daniel Gross about his in-dept project, "Lethal Force," examning the 145 lethal shootings by South Carolina police

SC Lede: Campaign Visits and Remembering Emily Clyburn

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Gavin Jackson (l) with Meg Kinnard and Jamie Lovegrove (r)

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to discuss recent South Carolina campaign stops by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). They also remember the late Emily Clyburn, wife of Congressman Jim Clyburn, who passed away last week.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz the three of them about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: Galivants Ferry Stump MiniPod

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Gavin Jackson speaks with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Meg Kinnard (r) following the Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting

On this mini episode of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson takes us to Horry County as a number of 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls visited the Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting this week. The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove join Gavin at the long-running Pee Dee event to discuss speeches given by New York City Mayor Bill de Balsio, former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).

SC Lede: The Abortion Debate Begins... Again

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Jeffrey Collins (r).

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and the Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins to look at the fetal heartbeat bill South Carolina state senators recently received testimony on, despite being out of session. They discuss this initial hearing for the House-approved bill that would ban virtually all abortions in the Palmetto State.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment.

SC Lede: Mark Sanford Is Running For President. Sort Of

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, September 9, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss two storms which recently affected the Palmetto State — one political, the other an actual hurricane. They talk about former South Carolina Congressman and Gov. Mark Sanford's announcement that he is running as a Republican challenger against incumbent President Donald Trump in 2020, as well as look at South Carolina's reponse to Hurricane Dorian.

 

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Five Minutes with Sen. Bernie Sanders

By Sean Birch

Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders following a campaign stop in Florence, SC on August 29, 2019.

Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes.

On this edition for the week of September 5, 2019, host Gavin Jackson sits down for an interview with Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Sanders made several campaign stops around South Carolina this week.

 

SC Lede: Pence, Haley, & Sanford — The Republican Party Party

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On this edition of the South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The State's Maayan Schechter to discuss the shape of the Republican party in the Palmetto State. We look at a recent visit by Vice President Mike Pence to rally the GOP base, Pence's relationship with former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, and what could be in store for former Rep. Mark Sanford's political future.

Then, South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney stops by to quiz Gavin about South Carolina history in this week's Did You Know segment.

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