SCETV Spotlights the Historical Achievements of Women During Women’s History Month
During the month of March, South Carolina ETV and Public Radio (SCETV) recognizes Women’s History Month with special programming that highlights the remarkable achievements women have made throughout history.
During Women’s History Month, SCETV is amplifying female voices that drive culture and change by bringing stories and content across its platforms. These offerings celebrate the cultural, economic, social and political achievements of women who have impacted local and national conversations.
For more stories, quizzes, interviews and information, visit the SCETV website. Students or children can also learn more about some courageous, innovative women who have made history by viewing the KnowItAll.org Women’s History collection. Additional programming celebrating Women’s History Month can also be heard on South Carolina Public Radio.
Below are just a few highlights from Women’s History Month programming:
- Isabel & Roy:On March 13 at 1:30 p.m., this special will share the story of Isabel and Roy Lichtenstein. Roy Lichtenstein who is known for his $165 million art piece titled “Masterpiece,” was initially supported by his wife Isabel, a female entrepreneur at a time when many women were homemakers. The program features rarely seen archival photos and interviews with their clients, friends and Roy and Isabel’s son Mitchell. (ETV World)
- Stella – A History of War: The film is based on Stella Andrássy’s narrative, a woman whose world was torn apart by the Red Army invasion of Hungary in 1945. With perspectives on the fate of women, she tells of abuse and suffering, but also of solidarity, courage and hope. The special airs on March 13 at 11 p.m. (South Carolina Channel)
- OLYMPIA:Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis is well known for her performances on stage and in celebrated films like Moonstruck and Steel Magnolias. This film provides an intimate look into her courageous journey to achieve success and find her own voice. The documentary airs on March 19 at 5 p.m. (ETV-HD)
- Independent Lens: Storming Caesars Palace: On March 20 at 10 p.m., meet activist Ruby Duncan, who led a grassroots movement of mothers who challenged presidents, the Vegas mob and everyday Americans to fight for a universal basic income and rethink their notions of the “welfare queen.” (ETV-HD)
Additional Women’s History Month programming includes: Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story, Kasturba Gandhi: Accidental Activist, Fannie Lou Hamer: Stand Up and Awakening In Taos: The Mabel Dodge Luhan Story. To view the full SCETV programming schedule, visit www.scetv.org/tv-schedule.
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