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Rivers, John Minott | South Carolina Public Radio
Rivers, John Minott | South Carolina Public Radio

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“R” is for Rivers, John Minott [1903-1988]. Broadcasting executive. After college, Rivers, a native of Charleston, moved to Greenville. There he became friends with the president of the Liberty Life...
Rivers | South Carolina Public Radio
Rivers | South Carolina Public Radio

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“R” is for Rivers. South Carolina has an abundance of rivers that originate within the state or that enter from Georgia and North Carolina and drain land as far away as Virginia. These rivers flow...
Rainey, Joseph | South Carolina Public Radio
Rainey, Joseph | South Carolina Public Radio

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“R” is for Rainey, Joseph Hayne [1832-1887]. Congressman. Rainey was born a slave, but his father—a barber—was able to purchase his family's freedom. During the Civil War, he was forced to serve as a...