PBS Education

PBS NewsHour Coverage of Inauguration Day 2017

By M. Brown

PBS NewsHour Inauguration graphic

PBS NewsHour in partnership with Twitter will live stream special coverage of Inauguration Day 2017 on Twitter from 11am – 5pm ET on Friday, January 20, 2017. 

South Carolina ETV will broadcast the PBS Newshour Inauguration 2017: A Special Report on ETV HD on Friday, January 20, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Live NewsHour coverage of Inauguration 2017.

Lesson Plans Available for PBS Series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

By B. Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

ETV will re-broadcast this series on ETVHD on Jan. 15 at 4:00 p.m. and Jan. 22 at 4:00 p.m. (Parts 1 and 2) 

Explore educational materials from the series Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Embark with professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Travel from the victories of the Civil Rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.

NEW PBS Series - Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise

By B. Jamison

Martin Luther King leading protest

In his new four-hour PBS series, Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise, Henry Louis Gates Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. The series premieres November 15 (Part 1) and November 22 (Part 2) at 8:00-10:00 p.m. on ETV.

Great Performances: Hamilton’s America October 21 at 9 p.m. on ETV

By B. Jamison

Photo from Hamilton - the musical

Three years in the making, this Great Performances special, Hamilton’s America, gives an unprecedented look at the creation of the Broadway phenomenon Hamilton.

The documentary brings history to life through the lens of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s pop culture musical, the winner of 11 Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize. Hamilton’s America delves into the creation of the show, revealing Miranda’s process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton’s epic story into groundbreaking musical theater.

Behind the Scenes of the Battle of Camden

By K. Cannon

The Battle of Camden Reenactment

Just recently, the South Carolina ETV team travelled to Camden, South Carolina to shoot footage for The Southern Campaign of The American Revolution. This shoot’s focus was the Battle of Camden, which occurred on August 16 1780. This historical reenactment was a sight to see. Passionate reenactors traveled hours to Camden from both inside and outside of the state to participate in the event. Yet, the reenactors are not the only ones passionate about this project—our crew is, as well.

PBS Spotlight Education Sept. 12-17 Includes American Graduate Day

By B. Jamison

Shaquille Oneal

As our students head back to school, special PBS programs take an in-depth look at the state of education cross the nation, the challenges facing today’s students and new models of learning. As part of the Spotlight Education line-up, locally-produced ETV American Graduate segments that examine successful, innovative educational initiatives across South Carolina will be featured.