Monday, October 21, 2019

UIC’s Dick Simpson on Budget Impasse, Corrupt Illinois, Term Limits

From Chicago: We go one-on-one with UIC Professor Dick Simpson and talk about what's behind the budget standoff with Gov Rauner and the legislative...

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...

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...

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...

Billionaires, Politics and Dark Money

Have the Internet, social media, astro-turf groups, and big "behind the scenes billionaires" secretly changed the American political system? In...

One on One with Author Alan Manning: “Father Lincoln”

From Springfield:  We talk with author Alan Manning about his new book, "Father Lincoln" which recounts Abraham's experiences as a father to four sons...

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"...

IL Authors: “Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature”

Professor Ron Keller of Lincoln College, is the author of "Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature" which examines the early public career of...

Obama Biographer, David Garrow Speech on his Book “Rising Star”

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield - David Garrow, who spent years researching the life of President Barack Obama's years prior to...

Authors of “Fixing Illinois” on How to Bring State Back to...

Former State Rep. Jim Nowlan and Former President of the Taxpayers Federation of Illinois Tom Johnson discuss their book "Fixing Illinois." The two explain...

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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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