Sunday, December 8, 2019

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...

Illinois Bicentennial: Covering Illinois Issues & Personalities in Washington

From the National Press Club in Washington DC, Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune and Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times, discuss some of...

Illinois’ Connection to the Founding of Farm Aid

On the 30th Anniversary of Farm Aid, Speaker Joe Alexander tells the story of how Farm Aid began in Illinois, with a series of...

Tour of National Great Rivers Museum in Alton

Angie Smith of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers takes us on a tour of the National Great Rivers Museum at the Melvin Price...

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...

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...

Giant City State Park

From Southern Illinois: While many think of Illinois as flat farmland, we travel to the hilly, rocky and forested landscape of Southern Illinois.  Here,...

Illinois Bicentennial: 1818 – 2018, Chatham Rail Depo & Museum

CHATHAM, IL - High School Student, Jeremie Bailey, offers the story of the Chatham Depot and Railroad Museum. Chatham is a bedroom community of...

Gov Jim Thompson (R) Reflects on the 1982 Election with Historian...

From Springfield:  This is a second installment of a two-hour long conversation from December, 2014, as Mark DePue, the Director of the Oral History...

Illinois’ Growing Wine Industry

From Springfield: Over the last 15 years, the number of Illinois wineries has grown nearly ten-fold. This growth has added to communities availability of...

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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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