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Watch free public media programs on civil rights, racial injustice and protest

June 12, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Harvey Gantt and parents at court fighting for admission into Clemson University

APT (American Public Television) has curated the following list of programs currently available for FVOD/free streaming on PBS platforms to help further viewer participation in the national dialogue on Civil Rights, Racial Injustice, and Protest.

Artist creates in the time of COVID-19

June 11, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Leslie Leonard
'Robot Cistrens' sporting face masks created my Lovatelli

“It was a lateral move,” says Flavia Lovatelli, a Columbia, South Carolina based artist, when speaking about her transition to life as an artist during COVID-19. Lovatelli’s studio is located in her backyard, but says all the social events like gallery openings and art...

The Scoop | Connections between New York and South Carolina?

June 4, 2020 - Posted in Culture by Andrew Davis
Dizzy Gillespie

A viewer by the name of Annette Geraghty posed a question to South Carolina ETV: "Are there any connections between the states of New York and South Carolina?" At first glance, it would appear that the two states vastly differ from one another. However, after doing some...

Reel South: Mossville - When Great Trees Fall

May 25, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Mossville: When Great Trees Fall

(Episode #510) As a centuries-old black community in Louisiana, contaminated and uprooted by petrochemical plants, comes to terms with the loss of its ancestral home, one man standing in the way of a plant’s expansion refuses to give up. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Trains: Tracking Progress

May 21, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Gabe inside a modern train

(Episode #207) In the Season 2 finale, we ride the rails of history at the 150th Golden Spike anniversary. Gabe talks with descendants of Chinese railroad workers about their forgotten contributions to the Transcontinental Railroad, all while seeking to understand how the...

South Carolina ETV to premiere documentary film exploring history of South Carolina National Guard

May 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture
South Carolina National Guard

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina ETV (SCETV) today announced the premiere of “We Have a Story to Tell: 350 Years of the South Carolina National Guard” – a one-hour documentary film exploring the history and impact of the South Carolina National Guard. Debuting this week in...

Reel South: Attaché (Full Episode)

May 18, 2020 - Posted in Culture
group of dancers

(Episode #509) The Clinton, Mississippi High School Attaché Show Choir is considered to be among the most successful in history. In a region where arts and music funding have been virtually demolished and attitudes to popular music have been slow to change, Clinton public...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Native Americans: An Uncommon History

May 14, 2020 - Posted in Culture
https://video.scetv.org/video/native-americans-an-uncommon-history-qmptum/

(Episode #206) America has a difficult history when it comes to the narrative of Native Americans. To better understand how a sovereign nation functions as a part of "We The People," Gabe visits thee Navajo Nation and gains first-hand insight into their story. To watch more...

Reel South: You Gave Me a Song (Full Episode)

May 11, 2020 - Posted in Culture
folk music pioneer Alice Gerrard

(Episode #508 - May 11, 2020) At 84, folk music pioneer Alice Gerrard performs, teaches, and inspires the next generation while safeguarding groundbreaking moments of her past. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Hunting: Field to Fork

May 6, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Host Gabe McCauley hunting

(Episode #205) To continue the “Farm to Table” conversation from Season 1, we examine “Field to Fork” - a program training a new generation of “hipster hunters” to source meat directly and locally. Netflix’s “MeatEaters” hosts Steven Rinella and Ryan Callaghan also offer...

Reel South: Seadrift (Full Episode)

May 4, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Vietnamese fisherman out on the sea

(Episode #507) In 1979, a fatal shooting ignites a maelstrom of hostilities against Vietnamese refugee fishermen along the Gulf Coast. Set during the early days of Vietnamese refugee arrival in the U.S., "Seadrift" examines this turbulent yet little-seen chapter of American...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Travel: Mobility to Migration

April 30, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Reconnecting Roots

(Episode #204) From migration to mobility, the reason we travel has changed alongside technology. Looking to the future, Gabe visits a cutting edge Hyperloop company in California to see first hand how Americans hope to get around in the years to come. To watch more "...

Reel South: First Lady of the Revolution (Full Episode)

April 27, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Henrietta and Don Pepe on Motorcylce

(Episode #506) Henrietta Boggs, a reluctant Southern belle, finds her way to Central America in the 1940s, in search of freedom and adventure. Instead, she is swept up in political upheaval, when her new husband is elected president of Costa Rica. First Lady of the...

Reconnecting Roots S2 - Irish Immigrants: Emerald Isle to Ellis Island

April 23, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Host Gabe McCauley stands with a group of people in front of American flag

(Episode #203) Taking the immigration story back overseas on a visit to Ireland, Gabe answers the question of why so many Irish people came to America. This helps us to better understand the DNA behind our diverse nation, while examining true immigrant success stories. To...

Reel South: Sustained Outrage (Full Episode)

April 20, 2020 - Posted in Culture
Newspaper boxes

(Episode #504) The story of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning local newspaper in West Virginia fighting for survival. Hosted by Valerie June, REEL SOUTH is a cooperative documentary series between the South’s PBS-member stations: UNC-TV...

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