Saturday, July 20, 2019

Fmr Aide to Ronald Reagan, Peggy Grande, on Reagan in his...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library - When Ronald Reagan left the presidency, he moved back to California. In 1989, Peggy Grande, just out...

Illinois Bicentennial: Jim Edgar’s Decision to Not Run for Governor in...

In October 2005 -- former Governor Jim Edgar announced he would not run for Governor in 2006 against then Gov Rod Blagojevich. In this...

Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to Showcase the Historic Cubs-Cardinals Baseball...

  SPRINGFIELD – Blue vs. red, bear vs. bird, north vs. south – the competition between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals has divided...

Dick Lockhart Remembers WWII End

As the nation marks the 70th anniversary of the German surrender on May 8, 1945, we speak with Lobbyist Dick Lockhart, who fought in...

Dan and Floyd Abrams on Lincoln, Media, and the Law

Springfield, February 12, 2019 -- Chosen as the keynote speaker to address the Abraham Lincoln Association annual dinner, Dan Abrams, the ABC...

Taylor Pensoneau: Reflections on Covering Illinois Politics in the 1960s...

Springfield - Marking the Illinois Bicentennial, 1818-2018 In this in-depth conversation, we speak with former journalist, now author Taylor Pensoneau, who was the Capitol Bureau...

Author Michael Burlingame, “Abraham Lincoln: A Life”

Springfield:   On the 209th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, we talk briefly with author Michael Burlingame, who wrote the two volume biography of President Lincoln,...

“Lincoln” screenwriter Tony Kushner on Historical Movie Making

From the Union League Club of Chicago, February, 2013: In the wake of the movie "Lincoln" we hear a panel discuss how the film was...

The Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich & Insights Into Illinois Government

From February, 2015: We talk with PhD and author, Bernard Sieracki, who talks about his forth-coming book on the Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich.  As one...

Lincoln Presidential Library expands collection related to Illinois poets with papers...

SPRINGFIELD – The Edgar Lee Masters Home and Museum has given the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a trove of documents, manuscripts and...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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