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Remembering Our Military: The Beaufort National Cemetery

July 3, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Elias Saliba
Beaufort National Cemetery

With almost 20,000 interments from every major American Conflict resting here, the Beaufort National Cemetery is a significant representation of our nation's history. It is a place to pay our respects to the thousands of men and women who gave up everything in order to make...

Lowcountry Diver Remembers Recovering Apollo 8

July 3, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by vhansen
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Bob Coggin was just back from serving in Vietnam as a diver in an underwater demolition team when he got his next assignment from the Navy: train to possibly recover Apollo 8. The first manned spacecraft to leave the earth's atmosphere and orbit the moon would soon splash...

Lowcountry Rug Dealer Believes in Afghanistan

July 3, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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We continue to be amazed at the unlikely economic links we discover between our state and other countries around the world. The latest involves a Lowcountry rug dealer and his attempts to build the same industry in Afghanistan. Mike Switzer interviews Rob Leahy, owner of...

Watermelons and Downy Mildew

July 3, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
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Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . Certain strains of downy mildew are serious diseases of cucurbit family members – squash, cucumbers, melons and watermelons. Watermelons, in particular, are very important economically for some...

With 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 mission approaching, South Carolina ETV to premiere "Chasing the Moon" documentary film

July 2, 2019 - Posted in SCETV
Chasing the Moon

COLUMBIA, S.C. – “ Chasing the Moon ” – a new, six-hour documentary film devoted to the space race – will premiere Monday-Wednesday, July 8-10 at 9 p.m. on South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV). Part of PBS’ “American Experience” series, Robert Stone’s “Chasing the...

There's South Carolina Gold in Them Thar Rockets

July 2, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
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Forgive yourself if you can’t pronounce “polybenzimidizole,” much less know what it’s used for. But if you ever went to the moon, you were sure glad to have it on your skin. Familiarly, polybenzimidizole goes by the much more vocally friendly name of PBI. It’s a twill-like...

FULL INTERVIEW: JoAnn Turnquist

July 2, 2019 - Posted in Women Vision SC by Linda O'Bryon
JoAnn Turnquist

President & CEO, Central Carolina Community Foundation; Former Chair, Richland County Library JoAnn Turnquist has held leadership positions with the Clorox Company, Procter and Gamble and JohnsonDiversey. She moved from the corporate world to the world of philanthropy...

SC Lede: Lowcountry Roiled — The GOP's First Congressional Fight

July 2, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Caitlin Byrd to examine the 2020 battle for South Carolina's Fist Congressional District. Four Republicans have announced their candidacy for the seat, a sign of how focused the...

16-Year Old Artist on Path to Great Things

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Elias Saliba
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Sixteen year-old Beaufort artist, Anthony Johnson of Whale Branch Early College High School, is on a path to greatness. His unique artwork holds his thoughts and feelings literally and figuratively within them. With his pieces including portraits of Jimi Hendrix, Marilyn...

TWISC: 2020 Democrats Descend on South Carolina

July 1, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Scott
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Reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press talk with host Gavin Jackson about recent developments with 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who recently flocked to South Carolina for a weekend of political activities...

Reconnecting Roots - Upcoming Episodes

July 1, 2019 - Posted in Reconnecting Roots by Ty Moody
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Series Premieres July 11 at 8 pm on ETV Imagine if Prairie Home Companion showed up on the set of Austin City Limits with Ken Burns and Bill Nye. ..that’s a little bit like Reconnecting Roots . Reconnecting Roots , a half-hour series hosted by Gabriel McCauley, strives to...

Chasing the Moon Screen Event at Aiken Technical College

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Ty Moody
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On June 18, SCETV, the ETV Endowment of South Carolina and Aiken Technical College hosted a special screening event to preview PBS' upcoming "Chasing the Moon" documentary. We will continue sharing special screening events in July. Tuesday, July 16 at the Museum of York...

Spread Your Wings | Endowment Intern Sarah

July 1, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sarah Pritchard
Carolina Day at Fort Moultrie

Flying far away from here is about the last thing I want to do right now, but alas my last day at ETV is quickly approaching. I cannot believe that last week was already my sixth week with SCETV, but it was probably the best yet. On Monday, we traveled to Greenville to film...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, July 2019

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Anthony Padgett
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Dear Viewers and Listeners: In July, PBS celebrates the Summer of Space, observing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. A variety of specials air throughout the month, anchored by the American Experience six-hour miniseries, Chasing the Moon , which tells the...

South Carolinian Recalls His Time as NASA Astronaut, Administrator

July 1, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Tut Underwood
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Charles F. Bolden, Jr. Credit NASA Columbia native Charles Bolden has had a remarkable career: Marine fighter pilot, commanding general in Operation Desert Thunder in Kuwait, deputy commandant of midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. Those distinctions are impressive enough...

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