Wednesday, January 27, 2021

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,...

Former Assistant to Ronald Reagan, Peggy Grande, on Her Years with...

Peggy Grande, author of "The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan's Final Years," talks to the Illinois Channel...

Jonathan Edison, author of “Survival Mode” on Overcoming Life’s Challenges

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference: We talk one on one with Jonathan Edison, who overcame severe hardships based on his family...

Brooks Simpson: Ulysses S Grant’s Triumph Over Adversity

From Springfield:  We go one on one with Brooks Simpson, author of "Ulysses S Grant, Triumph Over Adversity: 1822-1865"  the first volume of a...

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...

Fmr Rep Roger Eddy (R): On the Blagojevich Impeachment, Speaker Madigan,...

June 11, 2020 -- He's been a school teacher, a superintendent, state lawmaker, and President of the Illinois Association of School Boards....

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...

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...

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...

Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on the Lessons in Presidential Leadership

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, who just released a new book in which she profiles the...

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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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