Friday, August 14, 2020

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...

Gen John Borling, on Life Lessons Learned from Being a POW...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: General John Borling, who spent 6 1/2 years as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam, was imprisoned...

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...

Over Many Years, Illinois Makes Its Mark in the Nation’s Capital

Washington -- In the nation's Capital, the reminders of Illinois' impact on US history are never far away. In this whimsical report, reporter, Marianna Brady,...

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...

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...

Adlai Stevenson III, Reflections on His Career, Personalities, & Politics

Fmr Sen Adlai Stevenson (D-IL), was the great-grandson of a Vice President, and the son of Gov Adlai Stevenson who twice ran for President...

Bicentennial Celebration of the Illinois Judiciary

Springfield, October 9, 2018 - From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, members of the Illinois Supreme Court are joined by attorneys and...

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,...

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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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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