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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Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" -- Most Influential Southern Novel?


With today's news of the death of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Harper Lee, at age 89, we offer two encore episodes of Walter Edgar's Journal, each dealing with her book To Kill a Mockingbird. The first is a discussion between two internationally-renowned Southern-literature scholars: Dr. Trudier Harris of UNC and Dr. Noel Polk of Mississippi State University. They talk Dr. Edgar to prior to a televised debate in the SCETV series Take on the South​. The topic: "What was the most influential


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 2016-02-19  51m
 
 

Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" -- Most Influential Southern Novel?


With today's news of the death of Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Harper Lee, at age 89, we offer two encore episodes of Walter Edgar's Journal, each d...


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 2016-02-19  51m
 
 

The Carolina Frontier


​In his book, Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756 - 1763, (2015, UNC Press) Dr. Daniel J. Tortora, assistant professor of history at Colby College, explores how the Anglo-Cherokee War reshaped the political and cultural landscape of the colonial South. Tortora joins Walter Edgar for a discussion of these events in one of a a series of public conversations, “Conversations on Colonial and Revolutionary South Carolina,” presented earlier this year by


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 2016-02-15  52m
 
 

The Carolina Frontier


Earlier this year, the University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute of Southern presented a series of public conversations with...


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 2016-02-15  52m
 
 

Religion and the Struggle for European Union


In their book, Religion and the Struggle for European Union: Confessional Culture and the Limits of Integration (Georgetown University Press, 2015),...


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 2016-02-08  52m
 
 

Conversations on Colonial & Revolutionary SC: the Colonial Melting Pot


Earlier this year, the University of South Carolina College of Arts and Sciences’ Institute of Southern presented a series of public conversations with...


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 2016-02-01  52m
 
 

The Flood: Surviving & Rebuilding--Preparing for the Next One


Dr. Susan Cutter knows about disasters. She is director of the University of South Carolina’s Hazards & Vulnerability Research Institute, and she...


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 2016-01-25  52m
 
 

Southern Provisions


Southern food is America’s quintessential cuisine. From creamy grits to simmering pots of beans and greens, we think we know how these classic foods sh...


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 2016-01-18  52m
 
 

Chronicling "Reconstruction" Sites in South Carolina


National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis called the Reconstruction Era an “often-ignored or misunderstood period in our rich history” but one...


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 2016-01-11  51m
 
 

Circle Unbroken: Anita Singleton-Prather's Gullah Journey


75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort and Georgetown, South Carolina. The result of this...


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 2016-01-04  51m