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Walter Edgar's Journal
Fridays at noon

Now you can of Partisans & Redcoats: The Southern Conflict that Turned the Tide of the American Revolution, as read by its author, Dr. Walter Edgar. Sales will benefit the ETV Endowment of SC providing financial support to this station.
Program Schedule:
We're exploring the role textile mills have played in South Carolina's past. Walter chats with Betsy Wakefield Teter, editor of the book , by the Hub City Writer’s Project. It details Spartanburg County's textile history, which parallels the stories of so many other mills in our state.
Then he talks with Frank Beacham, who uncovered his family’s involvement in a violent uprising in the textile town of Honea Path. He included the story in his book .
Then our friend Gene Owens, of the , will share with us a column he wrote about mill-team baseball in the South.
The show wraps up with a tune called They Closed Down the Mill. It’s performed by the songwriter Matt Ranck with the DAM Combo.

April showers have brought May flowers…And you'll hear about some of the most popular picks for this year’s gardens. Walter talks with Karen Park Jennings, owner of Park Seed Company in Greenwood, S.C. about her business and her favorite plants and flowers. For more information:


Then he chats with Richard Goodman, author of “French Dirt: The Story of a Garden in the South of France.” It’s a memoir that even the most amateur gardener can appreciate.

It’s estimated that 6 million Jews died in Europe between 1939 and 1945. Today we're honoring those victims and the survivors of the Holocaust. Walter talks with Virginia Friedman and John Reynolds about their documentary "For Every Person There is a Name", which presents the first-person accounts of three Jews who survived the Holocaust and now live in Charleston. Then Pulitzer Prize winning author Richard Rhodes discusses his book "Masters of Death: The SS-Einsatzgruppen and the Invention of the Holocaust", which investigates nazi brutality as it relates to theories on violence.


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