Monday, July 15, 2019

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. ...

Joe Topinka Remembers his Mother, Judy Baar Topinka with a new...

Springfield: Judy Topinka was a regular in Illinois politics over the last 40 years. Her death, shortly after she was re-elected Comptroller in December...

Grandma Goes to Antarctica: Author Jeanne Roppolo

We talk with the author of the Grandma Goes To book series Jeanne Roppolo about her adventures in Antarctica when she spent five months...

Curt Flood v. Major League Baseball: The Birth of MLB Free...

Lawyer and Author Neil Flynn talks one-on-one about his book, "Baseball's Reserve System: The Case and Trial of Curt Flood vs Major League Baseball"...

Sebastian Gorka, author of “Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War”

We talk with Sebastian Gorka, author of "Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War" about the strategies that need to be employed to defeat ISIS in...

Civil War Fathers

Author Tim Pletkovich, talks about his book, "Civil War Fathers" which tells the story of the aging Civil War veterans, who started families when...

Author Patrick Rice: Vanishing School Boards

We talk with Patrick Rice, PhD, about his book "Vanishing School Boards" which concerns the growing intrusion of State and Federal governments into the...

Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

Author David McCullough on “1776”

From the Illinois Channel archives (Chicago, June, 2005)  Author David McCullough talks to a Union League Club audience about his book, "1776."  The book...

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...

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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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