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SC Lede: Spring Break Special — A Conversation with United Nations World Food Programme Director David Beasley

Gavin Jackson
Former South Carolina governor and current United Nations World Food Programme Director David Beasley holds a press conference outside of the Statehouse on March 29, 2022, to raise awareness about the growing, global food insecurity crisis that has been exacerbated by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

In this special spring break episode of the South Carolina Lede for April 12, 2022, host Gavin Jackson talks with David Beasley, former South Carolina governor, current United Nations World Food Programme Director and Nobel Prize recipient, about his humanitarian work in Ukraine.

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Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.