Saturday, October 1, 2016

Eyewitness to the 9/11 Attack on Washington

From Springfield:  We speak with Linda Brookhart, who was attending an event at the White House on the morning of 9/11.  She shares her...

A Tour of Abraham Lincoln’s New Salem, where He Lived in...

From the Illinois Channel archives, We take a tour of New Salem Illinois, the reconstructed town of the 1830s, where Abraham Lincoln spent 7...

Historian Mark DePue on Fighting in the Trenches of WWI

From the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum:   Historian Mark DePue, a former Army officer, gives an overview of the fighting in WWI, the...

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...

From 1956, the First Televised Presidential Debate, Adlai Stevenson vs Estes...

FLORIDA, 1956 :  Many believe the first presidential televised debate was between Republican Vice President Richard Nixon, and Democratic Presidential nominee, Sen John F....

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...

Civil War Tech

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - We hear about a new series examining the technology of the Civil War, and how...

Influential Illinoisans of the Past

Former State Senator Mark Rhoads provides a power point presentation on some of the most well known Illinoisans of the past, and how they...

Illinois’ Connection to the Founding of Farm Aid

On the 30th Anniversary of Farm Aid, Speaker Joe Alexander tells the story of how Farm Aid began in Illinois, with a series of...

History on Trial: The Alton School Cases

The Alton School Cases were a series of seven circuit court trials and five Illinois Supreme Court appeals from 1897 to 1908, in which...

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We go One-on-One with Chief Justice Rita Garman on ReDistricting, ...

From the Supreme Court Chamber in Springfield: As Chief Justice Rita Garman nears the end of her three-year as head of the Illinois Supreme...

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