Monday, May 23, 2022

Obama Biographer, David Garrow Speech on his Book “Rising Star”

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield - David Garrow, who spent years researching the life of President Barack Obama's years prior to...

Women and the Right to Vote: Does it Matter?

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, a panel of female lawmakers, historians, and political scientists discuss the lasting impact of female suffrage including the...

Illinois Bicentennial: Fmr Gov Jim Thompson (R), on his Narrow 1982...

Illinois Bicentennial: As we approach the 200th anniversary of Illinois statehood, the Illinois Channel will provide a series of programs, looking back at significant...

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...

Politics or the Constitution, What Drives the Decisions of the US...

Dan Cotter is a working attorney and a Past President of the Chicago Bar Association. In his first book, he reviews...

Illinois Medal of Honor Recipient, Sammy Davis Shares His Story of...

On this Memorial Day Weekend of 2017, we open our archives to Chicago, 2008, when we sat down with Sammy Davis who wears the...

Incredible Display of US Flags in St. Louis, Honors the Fallen...

Art Hill, in St Louis... in 1904 on this spot, there was a grand stairway going down the hill, during the World's Fair. Today, at...

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: The Lincoln Presidential Library Shows Artifacts from Lincoln’s...

From 2015, On the 150th anniversary of the Assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, the Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, displayed artifacts from the...

A Tour of Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem, where He Lived in...

From the Illinois Channel archives, We take a tour of New Salem Illinois, the reconstructed town of the 1830s, where Abraham Lincoln spent 7...

Jonathan Edison, author of “Survival Mode” on Overcoming Life’s Challenges

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference: We talk one on one with Jonathan Edison, who overcame severe hardships based on his family...

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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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