Bourbon in The Back Room

Saving Education, Changing Political Landscapes, and How to Rally People Together - with Governor Dick Riley and Terry Peterson

November 09, 2022 Vincent Sheheen, Joel Lourie, Guest Dick Riley and Terry Peterson Season 2 Episode 29
Bourbon in The Back Room
Saving Education, Changing Political Landscapes, and How to Rally People Together - with Governor Dick Riley and Terry Peterson
Show Notes

 Vincent and Joel sit down with Governor Dick Riley to discuss his career in politics, how he became Governor of South Carolina, His appointment to United States Secretary of Education, his lifelong dedication to improving education, and how he helped shape South Carolina's political landscape for the better. 

They discuss the Governor's rejection of an appointment to the United States Supreme Court - a seat Justice Ginsburg was later appointed to, his early life in rural South Carolina, and how Greenville has changed over the last 80 years.  

Join Senators Sheheen and Lourie in this week's episode where they take a deeper look at South Carolina's political history and pay tribute to one of the greatest public servants South Carolina has ever seen.