Friday, May 24, 2019

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...

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...

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"...

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. ...

Former Gov Dan Walker Reflects on His Triumphs and Tragedies

From June, 2007: Our one-on-one with fmr Gov Dan Walker (D, 1973-1977) who at the time of this recording had just published his memoir "The...

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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