Saturday, November 27, 2021

Journalist Mike Lawrence Reflections

Journalist Mike Lawrence is interviewed by his daughter Katy, about his nearly 50 years in journalism. We hear his reflections and insights on how...

Author Patrick Rice: Vanishing School Boards

We talk with Patrick Rice, PhD, about his book "Vanishing School Boards" which concerns the growing intrusion of State and Federal governments into the...

Celebrating Black History Month and Leaders

State Capitol, February 6, 2019 - State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) and new Attorney-General, Kwame Raoul, the first Black to hold the...

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...

Remembering an Illinois Legend, Dick Lockhart

Dick Lockhart served in WWII and was a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, which began on December 16, 1944....

Pentagon Ceremony Remembering the Attacks of 9/11 and the Heroism it...

From the Pentagon in Arlington, VA - President Trump and others speak at the site of Flight 77, hitting the Pentagon, and...

Brooks Simpson: Ulysses S Grant’s Triumph Over Adversity

From Springfield:  We go one on one with Brooks Simpson, author of "Ulysses S Grant, Triumph Over Adversity: 1822-1865"  the first volume of a...

Remembering the Historic Career of Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

Mary Ann McMorrow, who passed away on February 23, 2013, was the first woman in Illinois history to head a branch of government, when...

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...

Ronald Reagan’s Hometown of Dixon, IL Remembers Their Favorite Son

As Dixon IL approached the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth in February, 2011, the Illinois Channel toured the schoolhouse where he attended grade school...

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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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