Thursday, July 9, 2020

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...

From 2005: Bob Michel Talks of his Career in Congress, Governing,...

On February 17, 2017, former Rep Bob Michel (R) passed away at the age of 93.  Mr Michel was a leader of the Republicans...

History on Trial: The Alton School Cases

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, 2015:  The Alton School Cases were a series of seven circuit court trials and five Illinois Supreme...

The Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich & Insights Into Illinois Government

From February, 2015: We talk with PhD and author, Bernard Sieracki, who talks about his forth-coming book on the Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich.  As one...

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: 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...

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...

Lincoln and the Election of 1864

From Springfield, 2014:  Dr. Tom Schwartz, who was the Illinois State Historian from 1993 to 2011, and is currently the director of the Herbert...

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...

Illinois Bicentennial, 1818-2018: From 2011, Professor Allen Guelzo, of Gettysburg...

From 2011:  At the Abraham Lincoln Association's annual dinner, Professor Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College talks about the twisted legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as...

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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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