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Camden: Defeat and Destruction

March 24, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Camden: Defeat and Destruction

On August 16, 1780, General Horatio Gates' army, joined by militia men from North Carolina and Virginia, marched south toward the British outpost in Camden, South Carolina. At the same time, Lt General Charles Earl Cornwallis's army headed north. The cavalries clashed in a...

Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

March 21, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Brattonsville: Choosing Sides

In June 1780, the British had established an "outpost" at Rocky Mount, in the Catawba Valley. Lieutenant Colonel George Turnbull sent troops into what are now York and Chester counties to round up and eliminate the rebels. Captain Christian Huck, a loyalist from...

Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

March 20, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by W. Richardson and S. Folks
Waxhaws: Blood in the Backcountry

On May 29, 1780, Lieutenant Colonel Banastre Tarleton and the British Legion caught up with Colonel Abraham Buford’s army at a place called “The Waxhaws” in the Catawba River valley, located four miles south of the North Carolina border. Over in fifteen minutes and with 113...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

February 28, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Tom Jones

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As we swing into March, SCETV celebrates its Spring Festival—16 days of music specials, documentaries and self-improvement programs that can help you with almost any aspect of your life. Musical programs include a rousing Tom Jones concert, the...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, February 2017

January 31, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers

Dear Viewers and Listeners: This month SCETV offers a new “SCETV Presents” special to the nation. Liberty and Slavery: The Paradox of America’s Founding Fathers takes a unique look at how our founding fathers struggled for liberty and equality, while at the same time...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, January 2017

January 1, 2017 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Masterpiece - Victoria

Dear Viewers and Listeners: SCETV starts the year out with a variety of new and stimulating programming. Our co-production series Reel South begins a second season of documentaries that highlights some of the best non-fiction storytelling from the American South. Our new...

World of Opera Ends Production

December 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
World of Opera

With regret, we announce that World of Oper a, produced and distributed by WDAV Classical Public Radio and South Carolina Public Radio, has ended production; the final episode of the series was broadcast on December 10. The provider of the recorded live operatic...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, December 2016

December 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
A Chef’s Life  Deck the Halls

Dear Viewers and Listeners: As 2016 winds to a close, SCETV ends the year with a bang, continuing the wonderful pledge programming we began last month. Lots of music specials are scheduled, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: 50 Years; Rocktopia: Live in Budapost; Il Volo...

Give the Gift of SCETV and SC Public Radio on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016 - Posted in SCETV
giving tuesday image

As the Executive Director of the ETV Endowment, I know all of us here do our work not just because we love making sure you have access to the exceptional programs you love, but because we want to make a difference in South Carolina. We want to expand horizons, keep people...

SCETV President Linda O’Bryon to Step Down in Fall of 2017

November 18, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Glenn Rawls
Linda O'Bryon

Linda O’Bryon, the president and CEO of South Carolina ETV and SC Public Radio, announced plans to step down next fall. She advised the ETV Commission meeting Friday, Nov. 18 during its regular meeting. When O’Bryon steps down, she will have served as ETV CEO for seven...

REEL SOUTH Season Two Preview

November 17, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Amy Shumaker
Darius Rucker

REEL SOUTH, the public television series spotlighting documentary films steeped in Southern flavor, will return with an expanded season and a new host—platinum-selling, Grammy-winning recording artist Darius Rucker. The series, a coproduction of UNC-TV, South Carolina ETV...

Drought Conditions Lead to Wildfire Spreading In SC Upstate, Air Quality Concerns

November 16, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Wildfires on Pinnacle Mountain in the Piedmont

Wildfires have been spreading throughout the Southeast, creating concerns for the upstate of South Carolina, where a dry summer and fall have led to a prolonged drought. The fire, which began in North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee, has led to evacuations in those states...

Photo Story: Gwen Ifill in South Carolina

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Journalist Gwen Ifill with SC Public Radio's Tut Underwood

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) and South Carolina Public Radio honor and remember Gwen Ifill. Ifill visited SCETV in 2012 with PBS' Washington Week for the Presidential primaries. She returned to the state in 2015 for the PBS NewsHour's Special Presentation...

SCETV Remembers Gwen Ifill

November 15, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Kaitlyn Park
Image of PBS anchor Gwen Ifill

South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) was deeply saddened on Monday, November 14 to learn of the passing of Gwen Ifill, an American Peabody Award-winning journalist, author and acclaimed television anchor. “Gwen Ifill was a gifted journalist and a trailblazer. We...

President's Corner Monthly Newsletter, November 2016

November 1, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Linda O'Bryon
Black America Since MLK

Dear Viewers and Listeners November has a bountiful harvest of programming you won’t want to miss! In time for Veterans Day, we are proud to offer another in our series South Carolinians in WWII : Return to Normandy. This special highlights the unique bond between the...

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