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Week of October 31, 2011

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2011 (Listen to the archived program)
Examining Economic Census Data for Greenwood County (Listen to the segment)
Dr. Bob Becker, former director of the Strom Thurmond Institute on Government and Public Affairs, and Donna London, director of the Jim Self Center on the Future, are joined by Mark Warner, CEO of Partnership Alliance of Greenwood County, about the recent Census reports about the economic conditions in Greenwood County.

1861: The Civil War Awakening (Listen to the segment)
Clemson University History Professor Dr. Paul Anderson speaks with author Adam Goodheart, director of the C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College, about his book 1861: The Civil War Awakening and learns about some of the historical figures of the American Civil War brought to life in his book.

The Nouveaux Honkies (Listen to the segment)
Roy Scott talks to Tim O'Donnell and Rebecca Dawkins, founders of The Nouveaux Honkies, about the music of the band and how their sound is formed by the collective influences of their members. The Nouveaux Honkies will be appearing at the 4th Annual Pee Dee Blues Bash in Florence on November 4th and 5th.

Christopher O'Riley comes to Clinton, SC (Listen to the segment)
Mickey Harder, director of the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University talks with public radio personality and classical musician Christopher O'Riley, host of From the Top, about his upcoming visit to Presbyterian College on Thursday, Nov. 3.

Halloween--Taking Chances (Listen to the segment)
Economist Dr. Holley Hewitt Ulbrich considers the tricks and treats of the economy. Dr. Ulbrich, an Alumna Professor Emerita of Economics at Clemson University and Senior Fellow at the Strom Thurmond Institute is co-author of the book Our Money, Our Values: Building a Just and Sustainable World. Her series Economics and Holley-Days linking holidays to economic ideas and issues is available online.  Download the text of Hallowe'en--Taking Chances.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011 (Listen to the archived program)
A live call-in opportunity to ask Dr. Ann about healthy diet and lifestyle choices
National health and wellness specialist Dr. Ann Kulze, MD, the author of Eat Right for Life: Your Common Sense Guide to Eating Right and Living Well, discusses the latest news in fitness and nutrition. Listeners may ask questions via the toll-free number: 888-539-8859.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2011 (Listen to the archived program)
A live call-in edition on South Carolina geology and mineral resources
Host Mike Willis is joined by Dr. Scott Howard, Chief Geologist with the SC Department of Natural Resources and Dr. Bill Clindenon, State Geologist also with DNR, for a call-in discussion of geological and mineral resources in South Carolina.  Listeners may call-in via the tollfree number: 888-539-8859.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2011 (Listen to the archived program)
A live call-in discussion of gardening topics
Clemson Extension horticulturist and garden writer Dr. Bob Polomski, the author of Month-by-Month Gardening in the Carolinas, is joined by Dr. Dara Park, an Assistant Professor at Clemson University whose research and extension activities focus on water and soil relationships in turfgrass systems.  They will take questions about garden, lawn and landscape plants.  Listeners may call in via the toll free number 888-539-8859.