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Ernest “Fritz” Hollings was on a program in the school's gymnasium the day after what is now known as “The Orangeburg Massacre.” I remember asking him what his thoughts were about the incident. Ironically, 50 years later, a number of school shootings are still occurring under diverse circumstances.
Fritz Hollings, Strom Thurmond, Floyd Spence, Jim DeMint, Mendel Rivers, John Spratt — something about the Palmetto State has furnished big personalities to take on prominent roles in Washington despite a relatively compact delegation. In recent years, that reputation had slightly languished, due mostly ...

Former Vice President Joe Biden signs autographs as he arrives at the ceremony to unveil the statue of former senator and South Carolina governor Fritz Hollings in the garden of the J. Waties Waring Judicial Center Monday April 17, 2017. Grace Beahm/Staff. By Grace Beahm gbeahm@postandcourier.
Fritz Hollings did not stand in the schoolhouse door at Clemson, or anywhere else. He told the General Assembly that “South Carolina is running out of courts … this General Assembly must make clear South Carolina's choice, a government of laws rather than a government of men.… This should be done ...
Also during Hugo, former governor and Democratic U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings uttered one of his more famous quotes. He dubbed the Federal Emergency Management Agency "the sorriest bunch of bureaucratic jackasses I've ever worked with" on the Senate floor after the agency took seven days to open its ...
Fritz Hollings of Charleston: "No education in the second kick of a mule." "How many more kicks do Republicans have to take to the gut before they realize that this old mule is really difficult to deal with?" Inglis asked. But it is precisely Inglis' fate — crushed in a GOP primary by now-Rep. Trey Gowdy as part ...

While SCANA and other stakeholders sort through the mess, we have a proposal for state lawmakers — it's time to take a second look at the Base Load Review Act .… All the BLRA does is allow utilities to shift the burden to ratepayers who are seeing zero return on their investment. V.C. Summer ...
With hand extended, the new bronze statue of Fritz Hollings aims to capture the South Carolina politician's defining asset — his “ability to make friends,” according to its sculptor, Richard Weaver. Several of Hollings' colleagues, including former Vice President Joe Biden, echoed that sentiment as they paid ...
Ernest Hollings on Friday, April 14, 2017. It has been placed in a small park beside the Waites Waring Judicial Center on ... Henry McMaster will be among the speakers Monday at the Fritz Hollings statue dedication in Charleston. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and former Mayor Joe Riley will also ...
By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | More than a decade after South Carolina's Fritz Hollings left the United States Senate, people still talk about how he would talk about things. Whenever Hollings took the floor of the Senate to make a speech, staffers would often stop their day-to-day business and watch ...
By Andy Brack, editor and publisher | More than a decade after South Carolina's Fritz Hollings left the United States Senate, people still talk about how he would talk about things. Whenever Hollings took the floor of the Senate to make a speech, staffers would often stop their day-to-day business and watch ...
Former Gov. Fritz Hollings remembers that in the early 1960s the Statehouse's leading promoter of flying the Confederate flag was an Aiken County legislator who sometimes liked to wear his rebel uniform on the floor of the House. The lawmaker, John May, was known as “Mr. Confederate.” No one thought ...
CHARLESTON, S.C., April 18, 2015 — No one in modern time has given as much to South Carolina as Fritz Hollings. In seven decades of public service — starting as a young officer in World War II to becoming governor to being elected seven times to the United States Senate — Hollings has given back in ...
Fritz Hollings' book was published in 2008, nearly a decade ago. It's well worth a second look, if only to realize how prescient South Carolina's former long-serving U.S. senator was when he warned against nation building abroad and a public debt even then careening out of control here at home. Could he ...
In an effort to pre-empt such a repeal, Democratic Senator Fritz Hollings introduced the Fairness in Broadcasting Act in March 1987, which would have fully enshrined the Fairness Doctrine in law. The Senate was split 55-45 in favor of the Democrats at the time, and the bill passed the Senate by 59-31.
Fritz Hollings (D-S.C.). He also served a tour as executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in 2004. • Mike Joyce has joined Total Spectrum/Steve Gordon and Associates as a partner. He comes from the American Trucking Association, where he worked as senior vice president of ...
(Originally broadcast 9/29/17) - New Politics in the Old South: Ernest F. Hollings in the Civil Rights Era (2016, USC Press) is the first scholarly biography of Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, a key figure in South Carolina and national political developments in the second half of the twentieth century. Throughout his ...

Strom Thurmond, a Republican, and Ernest Hollings, a Democrat. And Graham has also proved he can fend off primary challengers, Knotts added, despite some of his controversial positions — particularly related to legal immigration. In 2014, he won 57 percent of the votes in the Republican primary, ...
He was general counsel – an attorney – for Sprint. She was working for U.S. Senator Fritz Hollings, who was handling issues related to the break-up of AT&T. “She was the lead staffer for him on that committee,” Kenny said. “Fritz happened to be on the same side of the issue” as Sprint. That was about 1976 ...
The portrait was unveiled at an event celebrating Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in the Hollings Library Program Room after passing through the front of Thomas Cooper Library on Greene Street. … “[This was] another extremely difficult mystery pursuit. No images of the ...
The portrait was unveiled at an event celebrating Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in the Hollings Library Program Room after passing through the front of Thomas Cooper Library on Greene Street. … “[This was] another extremely difficult mystery pursuit. No images of the ...
Former Vice President Joe Biden signs autographs as he arrives at the ceremony to unveil the statue of former senator and South Carolina governor Fritz Hollings in the garden of the J. Waties Waring Judicial Center Monday April 17, 2017. Grace Beahm/Staff. By Grace Beahm gbeahm@postandcourier.
Fritz Hollings did not stand in the schoolhouse door at Clemson, or anywhere else. He told the General Assembly that “South Carolina is running out of courts … this General Assembly must make clear South Carolina's choice, a government of laws rather than a government of men.… This should be done ...
Also during Hugo, former governor and Democratic U.S. Sen. Fritz Hollings uttered one of his more famous quotes. He dubbed the Federal Emergency Management Agency "the sorriest bunch of bureaucratic jackasses I've ever worked with" on the Senate floor after the agency took seven days to open its ...
While SCANA and other stakeholders sort through the mess, we have a proposal for state lawmakers — it's time to take a second look at the Base Load Review Act .… All the BLRA does is allow utilities to shift the burden to ratepayers who are seeing zero return on their investment. V.C. Summer ...
With hand extended, the new bronze statue of Fritz Hollings aims to capture the South Carolina politician's defining asset — his “ability to make friends,” according to its sculptor, Richard Weaver. Several of Hollings' colleagues, including former Vice President Joe Biden, echoed that sentiment as they paid ...
Ernest Hollings on Friday, April 14, 2017. It has been placed in a small park beside the Waites Waring Judicial Center on ... Henry McMaster will be among the speakers Monday at the Fritz Hollings statue dedication in Charleston. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and former Mayor Joe Riley will also ...
CHARLESTON, S.C., April 18, 2015 — No one in modern time has given as much to South Carolina as Fritz Hollings. In seven decades of public service — starting as a young officer in World War II to becoming governor to being elected seven times to the United States Senate — Hollings has given back in ...
Westmoreland explained his plan to an old friend, Senator Fritz Hollings of South Carolina. “Westy,” Hollings explained, “the American people don't care about the 10, they care about the one.” Westmoreland's opposite number in North Vietnam, Gen. Vo Nguyen Giap, had also punched the right tickets.
As a winner of another distinguished scholarship, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Ernest Hollings Scholarship, she studied the acoustic behavior of Omura's whales off the coast of Madagascar. That research was done in the summer of 2016, as an intern at the Woods Hole ...
Strom Thurmond, a Republican, and Ernest Hollings, a Democrat. And Graham has also proved he can fend off primary challengers, Knotts added, despite some of his controversial positions — particularly related to legal immigration. In 2014, he won 57 percent of the votes in the Republican primary, ...
Today is Monday, Jan. 1, the first day of 2018. There are 364 days left in the year. Birthdays: Former senator Ernest Hollings, Democrat of South Carolina, is 96. Documentary maker Frederick Wiseman is 88. Actor Frank Langella is 80. Rock singer-musician Country Joe McDonald is 76. Writer-comedian ...
In 1994, he was recruited by Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Fritz Hollings (D-S.C.) as the committee's senior Democratic counsel, where he helped to draft the 1995 Interstate Commerce Commission Termination Act that created the STB and its revised mission to focus almost exclusively on rail ...
As a winner of another distinguished scholarship, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Ernest Hollings Scholarship, she studied the acoustic behavior of Omura's whales off the coast of Madagascar. “I'm just really grateful for all the undergraduate research opportunities I was able to ...
South Carolina Democrats need to bring back the Fritz Hollings style of winning elections. Sen. Hollings understood people and the challenges South Carolinians faced during times of racial and political unrest. Hollings' first agenda was to put South Carolina first. He took the leadership in addressing ...
Ernest Hollings, join hands to conclude a five-city fundraising sweep, in Albuquerque, N.M. The... (Associated Press)FILE - In this Tuesday, Dec ...
FLORENCE, S.C. -- A right instead of a left. The flip of a coin. The luck of the draw. A simple twist of fate, and lives are forever altered. And one ...
Fritz Hollings, Strom Thurmond, Floyd Spence, Jim DeMint, Mendel Rivers, John Spratt — something about the Palmetto State has furnished ...
Former Senators Fritz Hollings and Chuck Hagel come to mind; they came out after they left the Senate. The tweet also demonstrates the ...
Over the years, he befriended South Carolina's longtime U.S. senators Fritz Hollings and Strom Thurmond, campaigned for president in the ...
Graham, 11th Circuit deputy solicitor, won the 2017 Ernest Hollings Award earlier this week. Solicitor Rick Hubbard, who won the award in ...
Fritz Hollings, then-senator from South Carolina, pled his case before the Senate in much the same terms to establish Constitution Day. Why?
... the South takes place at Ernest Hollings Special Collections Libraray ... Old South is the first scholarly biography of Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings, ...
... day when a southern senator (Ernest "Fritz" Hollings of South Carolina) characterized such telemarketing abuse as "telephone terrorism.".
Fritz Hollings did not stand in the schoolhouse door at Clemson, or anywhere else. He told the General Assembly that “South Carolina is ...
There is an old saying that [former Democratic South Carolina] Senator Fritz Hollings used to say: There is no education in the second kick of a ...
Gridlock out of Charleston from Hurricane Floyd on Interstate 26, Sept. 14, 1999. Floyd too a sharp northward turn and missed the tri-county.
While SCANA and other stakeholders sort through the mess, we have a proposal for state lawmakers — it's time to take a second look at the ...
The statue of former senator and South Carolina governor Fritz Hollings is unveiled in the garden of the J. Waties Waring Judicial Center ...
Ernest Hollings on Friday, April 14, 2017. It has been placed in a small park beside the Waites Waring Judicial Center on ... Henry McMaster will be among the speakers Monday at the Fritz Hollings statue dedication in Charleston. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and former Mayor Joe Riley will also ...


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