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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked,”Where in the world were these two?” And the answer is… Robert Ashmore, U.S. Representative for South Carolina’s 4th District, risks running afoul of the authorities as he steps out of the American Sector of Berlin … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked, “What are these guys doing?” And the answer is… In 1969, U.S. Senator “Fritz” Hollings embarked on a crusade to bring attention to the prevalence of hunger among South Carolina’s poor. With the help of … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

This week, Statehouse Report asked, “Who’s on the stump?” And the answer is…William Jennings Bryan Dorn was a spell binding speaker. In 1938, at the young age of twenty-two, Dorn was elected to the South Carolina House. Two years later … Continue reading

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Memories of Politics Past

Statehouse Report included a new feature this week. Every Friday, they will highlight a photograph from our collections and challenge their readers to brush up on some history. This week, Statehouse Report asked, “Guess who this guy was and why … Continue reading

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