The Calhoun County Library is located in the heart of St. Matthews, South Carolina.
The library is committed to optimizing library services, strengthening community
involvement and exemplifying strategic stewardship throughout the various communities
in our service area, including St. Matthews, Fort Motte, Sandy Run, Cameron, Lone Star
and beyond. The library receives county, state, private and grant funding.
REVIEWS for "Calls To Greatness - US History"…
“…proves heroes come in many forms -
male, female; black, white, native Americans,
young, old, and those with disabilities….can inspire
everyone to overcome adversity…Fantastic!
ME Jones, a Grandmother, S.C.
"…great actors bringing our history alive!…so inspiring!
wild stories about sacrifice and courage.”
Deirdre Smith Weber, California educator
“…some great patriots who shaped US History…from
American Revolution to Robert Kennedy in 1968…
captures the spirit of American freedom…students to
seniors,"Calls…" is entertaining & educational!
We recommend it!” John Hall, Hall Foundation, Ohio
“Great heroes!…many “teachable” moments for families!
…a reminder how our country has thrived through wars
by helping each other." Hannah & David, Parents, N.C.
“…looks and sounds fabulous, even on my phone!
You meet some unknown heroes and hear amazing
adventures…”High School Educator, SC
Patrick Henry, John Featherston, Emily Geiger, John Laurens,
Mary Tenor, Peter Harris (Catawba warrior), Captain Henry Felder,
Rebecca Motte, Daniel Morgan, Abe Lincoln, Frederick Douglass,
Teddy Roosevelt, Helen Keller, Robert Kennedy
Clarence Felder, Randal Lee Jr., Myra Jones, Robbin Knight, Chris Weatherhead, Kyle Taylor, Michelle Warren, David Loar,
Karen DeLoach, Dante Rollerson, Scholars, Damon L. Fordham
& Alexia Jones Helsley, with Cinematography by Trevor Erickson,
Sound Design, Jay Miley, Director, Chris Weatherhead
LENGTH: 90 min. - Recommended for adults & youth age 10+
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Damon L. Fordham will be on a panel at end of Screening - A graduate of the University of South Carolina & College of Charleston, Professor Fordham is author of four books, a public lecturer, & Adjunct Professor of History at The Citadel & Charleston Southern University. He provided on-camera intros for ATSC's Calls to Greatness US History and English Literature.
Alexia Jones Helsley, historian, archivist and author, is currently Senior Instructor in History and university archivist at USC Aiken. Her favorite publications include Beaufort: a history; South Carolinians in the War for American Independence; Wicked Columbia: Vice & Villainy in SC’s Capital, and Wicked Edisto: the dark side of Eden.
Recipient of the Governor’s Archives Award, Helsley chairs the SC Old Exchange Commission, is Vice-President of the SC Historical Association, and is an advisor to the Historic Flat Rock Foundation.
Nationally known actors, writers and creators of the films, Clarence Felder and Chris Weatherhead, join South Carolina scholars and will be available following every screening...
Screenings are free - To Reserve seats - Call 803-874-3389 TODAY!
Seating limited due to covid related social distancing.