Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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...

Past Political Campaign Passions Still Capture the Interests of Campaign Collectors

Springfield: Collectors from around the nation gathered in Springfield to showcase, trade and buy buttons, pamphlets, and posters of former presidential candidates, governors, and...

Dick Lockhart Remembers WWII End

As the nation marks the 70th anniversary of the German surrender on May 8, 1945, we speak with Lobbyist Dick Lockhart, who fought in...

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"...

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...

From 2005: Bob Michel Talks of his Career in Congress, Governing,...

On February 17, 2017, former Rep Bob Michel (R) passed away at the age of 93.  Mr Michel was a leader of the Republicans...

Sen Dick Durbin’s Address on Lincoln’s Leadership

Delivered on Lincoln's 203rd birthday, before the Abraham Lincoln Association annual dinner, Sen Dick Durbin talks of the many memorials of Lincoln in the...

A New Home for Lincoln College’s Lincoln Collection

From Lincoln Illinois: Professor Ron Keller, gives us a tour of the new setting for Lincoln artifacts, that have long been a part of...

Recalling the 1968 Democratic National Convention

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: On the 50th anniversary of the historic 1968 Democratic National Convention, we hear reflections from four...

Author Michael Burlingame, “Abraham Lincoln: A Life”

Springfield:   On the 209th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, we talk briefly with author Michael Burlingame, who wrote the two volume biography of President Lincoln,...

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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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