Monday, December 16, 2019

Recalling the 1968 Democratic National Convention

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: On the 50th anniversary of the historic 1968 Democratic National Convention, we hear reflections from four...

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...

Lincoln Biographer Michael Burlingame on Lincoln’s Legacy

On the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination, we speak One-on-One with Historian Michael Burlingame, author of "Lincoln: A Life." Mr Burlingame discusses why Lincoln matters,...

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: Sen Alan Dixon (D) on his Career in...

From June, 2012:  The Illinois Channel sat down with former US Senator Alan Dixon (D), whose political career spanned 42 years.  We met in...

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...

Oral History: Recollections of the Blagojevich Years

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: Historian Mark DePue opens the vault of some of the audio clips he's gathered over the last 12...

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...

Richard Norton Smith: The Colonel: The life and legend of Robert...

From the Illinois Channel Archives (May, 2004): From our "Illinois Books & Authors" series, our 2004 interview with Historian and author, Richard Norton Smith, as...

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...

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...

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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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