Saturday, November 17, 2018

Illinois Bicentennial, 1818-2018: From 2011, Professor Allen Guelzo, of Gettysburg...

From 2011:  At the Abraham Lincoln Association's annual dinner, Professor Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College talks about the twisted legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as...

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...

Gov Jim Thompson (R) Reflects on the 1982 Election with Historian...

From Springfield:  This is a second installment of a two-hour long conversation from December, 2014, as Mark DePue, the Director of the Oral History...

Pasfield House Selected as the Christmas Ornament for Springfield

We talk with Tony Leone, owner and Innkeeper of the historic Pasfield House

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...

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...

Adlai Stevenson III, Reflections on His Career, Personalities, & Politics

Fmr Sen Adlai Stevenson (D-IL), was the great-grandson of a Vice President, and the son of Gov Adlai Stevenson who twice ran for President...

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...

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. ...

Gov Mitt Romney & Rep Paul Ryan

At the Union League Club of Chicago, Gov Mitt Romney interviews his former VP running mate, Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wis), about Ryan's new book,...

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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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