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Palmetto Perspectives

Palmetto Perspectives is South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV’s quarterly live forum examining the important issues facing our state. Each program brings together a diverse group of voices to discuss a variety matters affecting South Carolina’s communities, plus your questions and feedback.

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  • With the rise of violent gun deaths in the country and the state and Congress’ bi-partisan passage of new gun safety measures, Palmetto Perspectives gathers a group of stakeholders to discuss what can be done to stop these senseless deaths, while still protecting the second amendment.Listen, Thursday, July 21, 7:00 p.m. SC Public RadioWatch on SCETV ("ETV HD")Watch on-line , Thursday at 7:00 p.m., or on-demand
  • Opioid abuse and addiction in South Carolina and across the country are at epidemic levels. On the next Palmetto Perspectives, a panel of experts will discuss this ongoing deadly issue and how we combat it.Thursday, November 4 at 7:00 p.m. on all stations
  • Last summer, as a national reckoning around racial injustice took place, a statue of John C. Calhoun was removed in downtown Charleston, just a block from Mother Emanuel AME Church, where a white supremacist killed nine black parishioners in 2015. South Carolina is a state filled with monuments, memorials and buildings named after controversial historical figures. On the next edition of our quarterly series Palmetto Perspectives, host Thelisha Eaddy and a diverse panel of experts discuss the challenge of balancing historical recognition with celebrating what as a painful past for so many. Thursday, July 15, at 7:00 pm on SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio.
  • Thursday night, April 1, 2021, at 7:00 on SCETV join hosts Thelisha Eaddy and Adrienne Fairwell as they take a look at health care disparities in South Carolina.
  • Palmetto Perspectives: Voting in South Carolina, airs Thursday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. on both SCETV and SC Public Radio and streams live on the network’s…
  • Palmetto Perspectives is South Carolina Public Radio and SCETV's new quarterly program aiming to bring together a diverse group of voices to discuss the…