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Welcome


Historian, Author & Radio Host

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Welcome


Historian, Author & Radio Host

Walter Edgar retired from the University of South Carolina in 2012, after a forty-year career. he currently hosts “Walter Edgar’s Journal" and “SOUTH CAROLINA FROM A TO Z” on SC ETV Radio.

Among more than a dozen books that he has written or edited are South Carolina: A History and Partisans and Redcoats: The Southern Campaign that Turned the Tide of the American Revolution. He was also editor-in-chief of The South Carolina Encyclopedia. 

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Today


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Today


PROFESSOR EMERITUS 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA

HOST, sc etv RADIO

WALTER EDGAR'S JOURNAL 

& SOUTH CAROLINA FROM A TO Z

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"Walter edgar has gently promoted the audacious...


" Walter Edgar has gently promoted the audacious notion that women, Native Americans, African-Americans, Upstate mill workers and woodsmen ought to have as significant a place in the great mosaic of (South Carolina’s) history as the powder-wigged Lords Proprietors, Revolutionary War heroes and Civil War generals who straddle the historical imagination.”

Carolyn Click, The State

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"Walter edgar has gently promoted the audacious...


" Walter Edgar has gently promoted the audacious notion that women, Native Americans, African-Americans, Upstate mill workers and woodsmen ought to have as significant a place in the great mosaic of (South Carolina’s) history as the powder-wigged Lords Proprietors, Revolutionary War heroes and Civil War generals who straddle the historical imagination.”

Carolyn Click, The State

All SC ETV Stations: Fri, 12-1 pm | News Stations: Sun, 4-5 pm 

From books to barbecue, from current events to Colonial history, Walter Edgar's Journal delves into the arts, culture, history of South Carolina and the American South. View the Program Listings on SC ETV Radio.

Order online or purchase in your local bookstore

From the most entertaining and readable opus ever penned on the state- South Carolina: A History- to the comprehensive South Carolina Encyclopedia, Walter's rich narratives tell the stories of the South.

walter's calendar of talks and speaking engagements

From South Carolina to the nation and abroad, Walter's talks always draw crowds. Check the calendar to see when he'll be in your area or to inquire about Walter speaking at your next event. 

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