Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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...

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,...

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...

Behind the Scenes: The Field Museum

Our 2004 look Behind the Scenes at the Field Museum, with President John McCarter. We learn how the Museum is an international research...

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...

A New Home for Lincoln College’s Lincoln Collection

From Lincoln Illinois: Professor Ron Keller, gives us a tour of the new setting for Lincoln artifacts, that have long been a part of...

History on Trial: The Alton School Cases

The Alton School Cases were a series of seven circuit court trials and five Illinois Supreme Court appeals from 1897 to 1908, in which...

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...

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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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