South Carolina History

South Carolina History segments from the former public and news affair program, The Big Picture, are included in this section.

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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...
Robert Smalls, Part 1 | The Big Picture
Robert Smalls, Part 1 | The Big Picture

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In this episode, host Alex Sanders, takes a look at a South Carolina Civil War hero, Robert Smalls. Smalls was born as an enslaved person in 1839 in Beaufort, South Carolina. In 1851, Smalls was hired...
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...
Orangeburg Massacre, Part 2 | The Big Picture
Orangeburg Massacre, Part 2 | The Big Picture

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Part 2 of the Commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre on its 40th anniversary: Dr. Cleveland Sellers is interviewed about the events and what should be done to address issues that remain unresolved...
Robert Smalls, Part 2 | The Big Picture
Robert Smalls, Part 2 | The Big Picture

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Dr. Bernard Powers of College of Charleston discusses about the early part of Robert Smalls life. When Smalls was 11-12 years old, his master decided to hire him out in Charleston doing a variety of...
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...
Orangeburg Massacre, Part 3 | The Big Picture
Orangeburg Massacre, Part 3 | The Big Picture

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Part 3 of the Commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre on its 40th anniversary: Dr. Sellers listens as the interview with Gov. Robert McNair, recorded in January 2007 at a Governor's Roundtable, plays...
Robert Smalls, Part 3  | The Big Picture
Robert Smalls, Part 3 | The Big Picture

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Former Mayor Joe Riley meets with the host Alex Sanders at the Charleston Waterfront Park where a monument was dedicated to Robert Smalls. They discuss how for many years Smalls' contributions had...
Orangeburg Massacre, Part 4 | The Big Picture
Orangeburg Massacre, Part 4 | The Big Picture

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Part 4 of the Commemoration of the Orangeburg Massacre on its 40th anniversary: An interview with Martin Luther King, III, who was asked what his father would think about the events that occurred 40...