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Stories of Struggle - Claudia Smith Brinson - Episode 128

Stories of Struggle - Claudia Smith Brinson - Episode 128

November 9, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the civil rights movement in South Carolina with journalist and author, Claudia Smith Brinson. Claudia has been a South Carolina journalist for more than thirty years. She has won more than thirty awards, including Knight Ridder’s Award of Excellence and an O. Henry Award for short fiction, and she was also a member of the Pulitzer finalist team covering Hurricane Hugo. Her recent book, published by the University of South Carolina Press is titled, Stories of Struggle: The Clash over Civil Rights in South Carolina.

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The South Carolina State Hospital: Stories from Bull Street - Ep 127

The South Carolina State Hospital: Stories from Bull Street - Ep 127

October 29, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the history of the South Carolina State Hospital with William Buchheit. William has worked as a journalist in the upstate of South Carolina for nearly two decades. He has won dozens of South Carolina Press Association Awards and was named the 2011 “Reporter of the Year” by South Carolina’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. He is also a part-time college English instructor and acclaimed wildlife photographer whose photos of the great white shark have been published by National Geographic and the Smithsonian. His book, The South Carolina State Hospital: Stories from Bull Street, was published by Arcadia Press this year.

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From Pirates to Poe with SC Author Chris Downey - Episode 126

From Pirates to Poe with SC Author Chris Downey - Episode 126

October 19, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses South Carolina pirates, Poe, and more with author Christopher Downey. Also known as “Captain Byrd”, Chris received his degree in History from Virginia Tech in 1995, and shortly after graduating began a career in the maritime industry. His most recent book is titled Edgar Allan Poe’s Charleston and he has authored two previous books on the history of piracy in South Carolina: Charleston and the Golden Age of Piracy and Stede Bonnet: Charleston’s Gentleman Pirate. A native of Virginia, he now lives in Charleston with his wife, Tina, and son, Sailor. 

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Dr. John Navin - Episode 109

Dr. John Navin - Episode 109

March 11, 2020

Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses a new South Carolina history book by Dr. John Navin titled, The Grim Years: Settling South Carolina, 1670–1720, published by The University of South Carolina Press. Dr. Navin is a professor of history at Coastal Carolina University, where he teaches early American history and conducts research on community, race, and violence in colonial America. He holds a master's degree in American studies from Boston College and a Ph.D. in history from Brandeis University.

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Jerred Metz - Episode 87

Jerred Metz - Episode 87

July 3, 2019

Dr. Curtis Rogers interviews author, Jerred Metz. Jerred has had many careers beginning with English professor and returning to it after two and a half decades in 2002. He taught creative writing at the University of Minnesota, Webster College in St. Louis, and Coker University in Hartsville, South Carolina. He is the author of six poetry books and six prose books and his latest book is Bellicourt Tunnel: The crowning battle of the Great War. You can learn more about Jerred and his writing at his website, jerredmetz.com

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