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Ernest "Fritz" Hollings
Episode 101

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The first segment chronicles Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings’ early life, education, and rise to political power. Hollings graduated from The Citadel in 1942, and served for thirty three months in the U.S...
Ernest "Fritz" Hollings
Episode 102

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A Catholic nun introduced Fritz Hollings to a world he never knew existed: hunger and starvation. Disgusted by the poor living conditions of the destitute, Hollings made an effort to help improve the...
L. Marion Gressette
Episode 102

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Senators James Waddell and Rembert Dennis, Lieutenant Governor Nancy Stevenson, and Governor Richard Riley speak at the ceremony for the new State Senate office building, named in L. Marion Gressette...
L. Marion Gressette
Episode 103

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In this segment, Jim Welch interviews L. Marion Gressette about his thoughts on the building dedication ceremony, and what Gressette believes were his greatest achievements and disappointments in his...
William Jennings Bryan Dorn
Episode 102

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Washington D.C. was never considered home for Congressman W.J. Bryan Dorn. For Dorn, home was always Greenwood, South Carolina. His family lived in the Barratt Home, built in 1855, and bought by Dorn...
William Jennings Bryan Dorn
Episode 103

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After the governor seat slipped by W.J. Bryan Dorn a third time, he threw his support behind candidate Dick Riley, who won the election. Dorn devoted the final years of his political career to his...
Steve Benjamin | SC African American History Calendar
Episode 1

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Mayor Steve Benjamin, Columbia’s first African American mayor, was elected in a record-turnout election in 2010. He made it his mission to shape the Capital City into the most talented, educated and...
Butler, Susan Dart | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Butler, Susan Dart (1888-1959). Librarian. Butler attended Avery Institute in Charleston, Atlanta University in Georgia, and McDowell Millinery School in Boston. For five years, she pursued...