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.

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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),...


 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...


 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...


 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...


 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...


 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...


 2016-01-04  51m

The Lee Bros. - Southern Uncovered

(Originally broadcast 10/16/15) - The Lee Bros., who have popularized Southern cooking with a series of popular cookbooks, television appearances, and...


 2015-12-28  51m

How Does Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" inform "Mockingbird"?

(Originally broadcast October 9, 2015) - Dr. Robert Brinkmeyer, Director of the Institute of Southern Studies at the University of South Carolina,...


 2015-12-21  52m

Salley McInerney: Journey Proud

Journey Proud (Abe Books, 2013) is the story of four white children growing up in the early 1960s in a middle-class neighborhood in Columbia, South...


 2015-12-14  52m

Fifty Years On: the Voting Rights Act of 1965

The Voting Rights Act was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in August of1965. This landmark legislation aimed to eliminate obstacles created...


 2015-12-07  52m