Big Picture

The Big Picture was SCETV's Public Affairs program from 2008-2013. Find curated content for students and educators below. (From our Streamline collection)

When available closed captioning has been provided for broadcast segments.

Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 1 | The Big Picture
Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 1 | The Big Picture

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To say that Congressman Jim Clyburn is a driven man is an understatement. Clyburn had been involved in politics, one way or another, ever since his youth. It was during his time as South Carolina...
Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 2 | The Big Picture
Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 2 | The Big Picture

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While serving as the head of the human affairs commission, Jim Clyburn was unsuccessful in his two attempts to be elected South Carolina’s secretary of state. Clyburn’s determination to win put him...
Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 3 | The Big Picture
Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 3 | The Big Picture

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With Clyburn’s success in Washington, he does not have as much time for golf like he used to. Clyburn’s rise through the ranks has been steady, and marked by his ability to reach across the aisle, and...
Patti Callahan Henry - Author | The Big Picture
Patti Callahan Henry - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Patti Callahan Henry, “the Fresh Face of Southern Literature.” Patti’s path to writing is unique. She started her adult life as a nurse, and found herself writing after she found out her daughter...
Ann Rivers Siddons - Author | Big Picture
Ann Rivers Siddons - Author | Big Picture

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Meet Ann Rivers Siddons, “the Grand Dame of Southern Literature.” Born and raised just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, Siddons had an idyllic upbringing. At an early age, she began to push emotional...
Marjorie Wentworth - Author | The Big Picture
Marjorie Wentworth - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Marjory Wentworth, one of the state’s most underappreciated artists. Wentworth, who is a poet laureate, discusses what exactly a poet laureate is. She completely breaks the expectations of what a...
Sue Monk Kidd - Author | The Big Picture
Sue Monk Kidd - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Sue Monk Kidd, author of “The Secret Life Of Bees.” With over six million copies of her novel sold, along with a major motion picture, Monk became a literary sensation. Monk briefly talks about...
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture
Mary Alice Monroe - Author | The Big Picture

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Meet Mary Alice Monroe, whose best-selling novels nearly all share a dominant, lowcountry theme. She has written ten best-selling novels, but it was not until she moved to the Isle of Palms...