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Blue Sky
Episode 101

Video

The mural which Blue Sky shows viewers in this segment, called “Tunnelvision” is an illusion; a tunnel with a sun-rise painted on the other side. The mural is located on Marion Street, in downtown...
Blue Sky
Episode 102

Video

Blue Sky’s second work is located just outside of Florence County, S.C. Sky was commissioned to paint a historical piece, and Blue Sky chose to paint a mural of the Great Pee Dee River.
Hanukkah: Lighting the Darkness | Palmetto Scene

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Rabbi Hesh Epstein of the Chabad of South Carolina explains Hanukkah and why this festival of lights is so important to the Jewish faith. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that lasts for eight nights and...
Reconstruction Amendments
Reconstruction Amendments

Lesson

Students will complete research on one of the Reconstruction amendments. After completing research, students will create a project demonstrating their knowledge of that particular amendment as if they...

The Exploration of South Carolina
The Exploration of South Carolina

Lesson

Our nation is made up of many different kinds of people who come from all over the world for many different reasons. Some may come for jobs, family, political reasons, or a fresh start somewhere new...

Butler, Pierce | South Carolina Public Radio

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"B" is for Butler, Pierce (1744-1822). Soldier, planter, statesman. A native of Ireland, Butler was a major in the British army. In 1766, his regiment was transferred to South Carolina. He sold his...
William Jennings Bryan Dorn
Episode 101

Video

Congressman William Jennings Bryan Dorn returns to his home in Greenwood, South Carolina, to run for governor. While his name is not an everyday, household name, W.J. Bryan Dorn left an indelible mark...
Ernest "Fritz" Hollings
Episode 101

Video

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

Video

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...