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

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Scenic Impressions


The radical changes wrought by the rise of the salon system in nineteenth-century Europe provoked an interesting response from painters in the American South. Painterly trends emanating from Barbizon and Giverny introduced a visual vocabulary of style, color, and content that was soon successfully adopted by American artists. Many painters in the South took up the stylistics of Tonalism, Impressionism, and Naturalism to create equally picturesque works that celebrated the Southern scene as an


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 2016-03-28  52m
 
 

Scenic Impressions


The radical changes wrought by the rise of the salon system in nineteenth-century Europe provoked an interesting response from painters in the American...


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 2016-03-28  52m
 
 

Art and Craft


Art and Craft presents the hand-picked fruit of Bill Thompson's three decades covering writers and writing as book review editor of Charleston, South Carolina's Post and Courier. Beginning with a foreword by Charleston novelist Josephine Humphreys, this collection is a compendium of interviews featuring some of the most distinguished novelists and nonfiction writers in America and abroad, including Tom Wolfe, Pat Conroy, Joyce Carol Oates, Rick Bragg, and Anthony Bourdain, as well as many South


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 2016-03-21  52m
 
 

Art and Craft


Art and Craft presents the hand-picked fruit of Bill Thompson's three decades covering writers and writing as book review editor of Charleston, South...


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 2016-03-21  52m
 
 

Remembering Pat Conroy: a Conversation About His Reading Life


Pat Conroy, the beloved author of The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline and The Prince of Tides, has died. Conroy — who announced last month that he had pancreatic cancer — died, March 4, at his home among his family in Beaufort, S.C. He was 70 years old. In 2014, Conroy recorded two remarkable episodes of Walter Edgar's Journal, the first of which will be rebroadcast this week. In "A Conversation with Pat Conroy," the author joined Dr. Edgar for an event celebrating the author’s life; his


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 2016-03-06  52m
 
 

Remembering Pat Conroy: a Conversation About His Reading Life


Pat Conroy, the beloved author of The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline and The Prince of Tides, has died. Conroy — who announced last month that ...


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 2016-03-06  52m
 
 

The War the South Won


General U.S. history courses in many high schools depict the American Revolutionary War as a series of battles in the Northeast--Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill, etc.--that lead inexorably to British General Charles Cornwallis's surrender of 8,000 British soldiers and seamen to a French and American force at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19, 1781. The truth is much more complicated, of course. And a major component of the war, one that paved the way to Yorktown, was the fighting that took place


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 2016-02-29  52m
 
 

The War the South Won


General U.S. history courses in many high schools depict the American Revolutionary War as a series of battles in the Northeast--Lexington, Concord, Bu...


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 2016-02-29  52m
 
 

Revolution: the English Made Us Do It?


Dr. Woody Holton of the University of South Carolina claims that, when it comes to the Revolution, Americans can justifiably claim, "The English made us do it." Dr. Holton talks with Dr. Edgar about “Challenging Imperial Authority.” Their talk was part of a series of public conversations, “Conversations on Colonial and Revolutionary South Carolina,” presented by the University Of South Carolina College Of Arts and Sciences’ Institute of Southern Studies. All Stations: Fri, Feb 26, 12 pm | News


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 2016-02-22  52m
 
 

Revolution: "The English Made Us Do It"?


Dr. Woody Holton of the University of South Carolina claims that, when it comes to the Revolution, Americans can justifiably claim, "The English made...


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 2016-02-22  52m