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Knowitall Media – Weekly Topics Presented All Through April – in Collections
In April, Knowitall Media will highlight four very timely Collections, with a different topic featured each week.
We think it's the perfect time to focus on a healthy lifestyle, so first up is Knowitall Healthy!
For National Poetry Month, we’ll introduce you to our new Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection, which features writers and poets you won’t want to miss—and please note that this collection will continue to grow!
For Earth Day & Environmental Awareness, we’ll offer Roots in the River: The Story of Congaree National Park and Saving Sandy Island – and others you may not have discovered!
Beginning April 23, we’ll offer Holocaust Remembrance, which includes the documentary Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust, as well as the unedited footage of interviews conducted with Holocaust survivors, and those who liberated the concentration camps or witnessed the atrocities that took place.
April 1-7, 2016 Knowitall Healthy!
April 8-14, 2016 Libraries, Literature & Learning
April 15-22, 2016 Earth Day | Environmental Awareness
April 23-May 8, 2016 Holocaust Remembrance
It’s the perfect time of year to focus on a healthy lifestyle!
Youth Media Health Institute: As part of American Graduate, students produced short documentaries on healthy food, farms and gardens.
EdAware: Eat Smart, Move More: Discussions with experts in pediatrics, public health, health education, nutrition, and other health and nutrition resources
Flu PSAs: Four key flu prevention tips are highlighted in English and with Spanish subtitles, along with the Wash Hands Song with Danielle Howle. These reminders are good to review all through the year!
Healthy Hannah: Helps her friends make healthy choices about nutrition and physical activity
During National Poetry Month, we are introducing Knowitall Media’s new Libraries, Literature & Learning Collection. Please check back often, as many more programs will be added in the near future! At this time, the collection includes:
Archibald Rutledge | S.C. Hall of Fame: South Carolina’s first Poet Laureate
Joe Sample | Artopia: Explains Poetry & Rhythm
Poetry Workshop | Artopia: Eboni Ramm – Students in poetry workshop perform spoken word
Reeds Rise from Water | Artopia: Brian Rutenberg discusses a painting based on a poem
Singing Amazing Grace | Artopia: Eboni Ramm sings her jazz interpretation of Amazing Grace
Spoken Word Artist | Original SC: Tabu Hazel discusses the power in poetry
Talking About Amazing Grace | Artopia: Eboni Ramm discusses her poem and Amazing Grace
Tommy Scott Young | Conversations with S.C. Writers: Features the well-known S.C. poet and storyteller
William Gilmore Simms | S.C. Hall of Fame: S.C. poet, novelist and historian, well-known as a major force in antebellum Southern literature
Elizabeth Boatwright Coker | S.C. Hall of Fame: S.C. author of historical romance novels
Mary Simms Oliphant: Granddaughter of William Gilmore Simms; wrote the S.C. History textbook used in schools
Pat Conroy | S.C. Hall of Fame: Profile of the well-known South Carolina author
Robert Bass | S.C. Hall of Fame: One of the nation's leading scholars of the American Revolution in South Carolina
Walter Edgar | S.C. Hall of Fame: Professor of history and author, Dr. Walter Edgar
Pat Conroy & Biographer Catherine Seltzer | USC Press Series, Part 1: From the USC Press series, “Understanding Contemporary American Literature,” Part 1
Pat Conroy & Biographer Catherine Seltzer, Part 2 | USC Press Series, Part 2: From the USC Press series, “Understanding Contemporary American Literature,” Part 2
Pat Conroy: Spotlight on the Author | Palmetto Scene: Beryl Dakers interviews Pat Conroy and his biographer, Catherine Seltzer
ETV series and specials for Earth Day | Environmental Awareness, including:
A Natural State: Explores how people express a love for nature by shaping, twisting, carving, and weaving materials collected from the landscape
Climate Change: A Global Reality (additional segments coming soon): CNN’s John King hosts an expert panel as they examine the challenges and impacts of climate change. Extreme conditions, drought, floods, rising seas and hurricanes are part of the conversation.
Project Discovery Earth Day Special at Congaree National Park. A look at the history of the park and the diversity of life that flourishes in this protected bottomland forest and river system.
Roots in the River: The Story of Congaree National Park: The story of South Carolina’s only national park, from the initial attempts to harvest the forest’s massive virgin cypresses in the 1890s, through the grass-roots struggles of the 1970s to preserve it, to its classification as a National Park in 2003
Saving Sandy Island: Documentary about the struggle to save an exceptional South Carolina island and its Gullah community from development
Our collection currently consists of the ETV documentary, Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust, in 10 segments, as well as the unedited footage of interviews conducted with Holocaust survivors, and those who liberated the concentration camps or witnessed the atrocities that took place. The unedited interviews are under the title of S.C. Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust. More interviews are currently being added. Please check back often.
Seared Souls: South Carolina Voices of the Holocaust (Documentary)
S.C. Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust (Unedited Interviews)
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