Walter Edgar's Journal

From books to barbecue, and current events to Colonial history, historian and author Walter Edgar delves into the arts, culture, and history of South Carolina and the American South. Produced by South Carolina Public Radio.

http://southcarolinapublicradio.org/programs/walter-edgars-journal

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 51m. Bisher sind 274 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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War Stuff: The Struggle Between Armies and Civilians During the American Civil War


In War Stuff: The Struggle for Human and Environmental Resources in the American Civil War , her path-breaking work on the American Civil War, Joan E. Cashin explores the struggle between armies and civilians over the resources necessary to wage war. This


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 2019-06-10  51m
 
 

Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age?


Andrew Jackson returned to the Oval Office, so to speak, in 2017, when President Donald Trump hung the 7 th President’s portrait there. And, Jackson will return, so to speak, to Upstate South Carolina in June at Greenville Chautauqua’s History Alive


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 2019-06-03  51m
 
 

Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - The Unification of the Slave State


(Originally broadcast 03/10/17) - In this final installment of public Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 , Dr. Brent Morris, associate professor of history and chair of the humanities at the University of South


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 2019-05-27  51m
 
 

Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - The Ideology & Public Policy of Slavery


(Originally broadcast 02/24/17) - Join us for the third public conversation in a four-part series of Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 . Dr. Lacy Ford, Dean, College of Arts & Sciences University of South


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 2019-05-20  51m
 
 

Conversations on S.C. History: The State & the New Nation - Slavery in South Carolina


(Originally broadcast 02/17/17) - For the second lecture in this four-part series of Conversations on South Carolina: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 . Dr. Larry Watson discusses slavery in South Carolina. Professor Watson is Associate Professor


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 2019-05-13  51m
 
 

Conversations on S.C. History: The State and the New Nation, 1783-1828 - The Importance of Cotton


(Originally broadcast 02/10/17) - Dr. Peter Coclanis, the Albert Ray Newsome Distinguished Professor & Director of the Global Research Institute at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, joins Dr. Edgar for the first of a series of


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 2019-05-06  51m
 
 

South Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras: Essays from The S.C. Historical Association


(Originally broadcast 03/24/17) - South Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction Eras (USC Press, 2016) is an anthology of the most enduring and important scholarly articles about the Civil War and Reconstruction era published in the peer-reviewed


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 2019-04-22  51m
 
 

The Return of Hemp


Hemp was once one of the crops grown in South Carolina and exported to the world. That changed, however, when enforcement of the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 effectively made possession or transfer of hemp illegal throughout the United States under federal


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 2019-04-15  51m
 
 

Senator Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings on Walter Edgar's Journal


Former S.C. Governor and U.S. Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings died on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the age of 97. A Democrat, he held elective office for over fifty years. In 2008, Hollings talked with Walter Edgar about his life in politics and government,


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 2019-04-09  46m
 
 

Radio's Golden Age


The term “Old Time Radio” often refers to the programming and performers of a “golden age” in the medium, beginning after World War I and lasting well into the 1950s. Guest Bill Owen joins Walter Edgar to talk about this golden age on this week’s program.


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 2019-04-08  51m