Thursday, October 29, 2020

Eva Schloss: Holocaust Survivor, Anne Frank’s Childhood Friend

In celebration of The Illinois Channel's 10th anniversary, we open our archives to our more memorable coverage. From 2008, our interview with Holocaust survivor...

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts – Mitchell Museum in Mt. Vernon

We visit the Mitchell Museum in Mount Vernon, Illinois and see how it presents artwork both inside -- and outside, on it's 90...

Sen Phil Rock on his tenure as Illinois Senate President

From the Illinois Governor's Mansion, Sen Phil Rock (D), who served 14 years as Illinois Senate President talks about his tenure in office. ...

Lincoln and the Election of 1864

Dr. Tom Schwartz, who was the Illinois State Historian from 1993 to 2011, and is currently the director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library...

Influential Illinoisans of the Past

Former State Senator Mark Rhoads provides a power point presentation on some of the most well known Illinoisans of the past, and how they...

Lincoln Assassination Artifacts

As we approach the 150th Anniversary of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, who was shot in Ford's Theater in Washington on April 14th, 1865,...

Gov Mitt Romney & Rep Paul Ryan

At the Union League Club of Chicago, Gov Mitt Romney interviews his former VP running mate, Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wis), about Ryan's new book,...

The Exodus from Illinois: Causes and Concerns

From the City Club of Chicago - a panel discussion examines the continuing movement of citizens leaving Illinois for other states. While many blame...

Sen Dick Durbin’s Address on Lincoln’s Leadership

Delivered on Lincoln's 203rd birthday, before the Abraham Lincoln Association annual dinner, Sen Dick Durbin talks of the many memorials of Lincoln in the...

Joe Topinka Remembers his Mother, Judy Baar Topinka with a new...

Springfield: Judy Topinka was a regular in Illinois politics over the last 40 years. Her death, shortly after she was re-elected Comptroller in December...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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