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Memories of Politics Past

Can you guess which former South Carolina governor is speaking at an inauguration and when it was? Continue reading

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Longtime Speaker of the House Solomon Blatt addresses accusations of a powerful “Barnwell Ring” made by gubernatorial candidate Strom Thurmond in 1946. Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

The current issue of Statehouse Report included this photo with the caption:
“Look closely and see if you can figure out who South Carolina’s own legislative karate man was in Washington.”
Read on for the answer… Continue reading

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In honor of of former Senator “Fritz” Hollings and the dedication of the new Hollings Special Collections Library on Friday, July 23, the State House Report ran this photograph. Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

The current issue of Statehouse Report included this photo with the caption:

“Step into the wayback machine to pick out the Upstate congressman in this photo, who is on an official trip in 1960 to Antarctica.” Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

The current issue of Statehouse Report included this photo with the challenge:

Not only will you find a former governor in this photo after a South Carolina hunt, but if you look closely enough, you’ll spy the guy who wrote today’s “My Turn” commentary in the second row at the far right. Continue reading

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This week,Statehouse Report pondered, “Boy, the guys liked their hats a few years back. Figure out yet who the guy in the middle was and what he was doing about the time this photo was taken (hit the rewind button … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week,Statehouse Report asked, “First, who are the four leaders in this photo? Second, what’s remarkable about two of the people in the photo?” And the answer is… Pictured here are four legendary figures in South Carolina politics: from left … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked, “Remember the name of the guy waving?” And the answer is… State Senator Donald Holland of Kershaw County served in the S.C. House (1951-54 and 1957-64), as a S.C. District Highway Commissioner (1964-68), and in … Continue reading

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This week, Statehouse Report asked,”Remember this Pioneer?” And the answer is… Harriet Keyserling, a Democrat and self-proclaimed “New York Jewish liberal,” represented District 124, Beaufort County, in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1977 until her retirement in 1993. … Continue reading

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