South Carolina Lede

SC Lede: On Assignment — Finding Florida Man

August 20, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
A.T. Shire and Gavin Jackson

On this special edition of the South Carolina Lede , we investigate the origins of one of the country's most famous folk figures: Florida Man. While attending a podcast conference in Orlando, FL, Lede host Gavin Jackson and producer A.T. Shire speak with Florida natives and...

SC Lede: Tainted Water — South Carolina's $2 Billion Water Problem

August 13, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sammy Fretwell in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Thursday, August 8, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Sammy Fretwell to discuss his recent series "Tainted Water" highlighting South Carolina's water problems. Water systems across the state, mainly in small, rural towns, need nearly $2...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Cory Booker

August 8, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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On this edition for the week of August 8, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to a campaign stop this week by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, SC. Full remarks from candidates who visit South Carolina during the campaign on the SCETV YouTube...

SC Lede: The Politics Of Gun Violence

August 6, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) with Meg Kinnard and Jamie Lovegrove (r) on Monday, August 5, 2019.

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , we look at the intersection of gun violence and politics following the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. Host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The Post and Courier's Jamie...

SC Lede: The Death Of William Avant

July 30, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) with Avery Wilks in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, July 29, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , we look at the death of mental health patient William Avant, who was killed after South Carolina Department of Mental Health employees dogpiled on top of him in January to restrain him, a tactic that is explicitly outlawed by the...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — John Delaney, Cory Booker, Tim Ryan, Elizabeth Warren, Wayne Messam

July 25, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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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 July 25, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

SC Lede: USC — General Disarray?

July 23, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson with Russ McKinney (l) and Andy Shain (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, July 22, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Andy Shain and South Carolina Public Radio's Russ McKinney to discuss the recently-elected new president of the University of South Carolina, Robert Caslen. Caslen's...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Beto O'Rourke, Rep. Seth Moulton, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Michael Bennet

July 18, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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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 July 18, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

SC Lede: Stranger (Nuclear) Things

July 16, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) and Colin Demarest (r).

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Aiken Standard's Colin Demarest to discuss the recent special report "Lethal Legacy," written by Demarest and the Post and Courier's Thad Moore, detailing how South Carolina is expected to be home...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Joe Biden, Bill de Blasio

July 12, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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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 July 11, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

SC Lede Summer School: Hurricane Party

July 9, 2019 - Posted in SCETV by Sean Birch
Hurricane Florence, seen here as a Category 3 storm on Sept. 12, 2018, approaches the East Coast. It eventually made landfall as a Category 1 storm near Wrightsville Beach, N.C., on Sept. 14, and caused massive inland flooding.

This summer we're dedicating several episodes of South Carolina Lede to in-depth topics we felt needed futher exploration. On this first South Carolina Lede Summer School special, host Gavin Jackson examines the history of hurricanes in South Carolina. From Hurricane Hugo...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Jay Inslee, Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders

July 4, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Sean Birch
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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 July 4, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to...

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...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Julian Castro, Marianne Williamson, Sen. Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang

June 27, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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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 June 27, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us...

SC Lede: One Convention To Rule Them All

June 25, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (r) with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Meg Kinnard on Monday, June 24, 2019.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap the political news coming out of two big Democratic events in South Carolina this past weekend. Nearly all of the...

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