Monday, May 20, 2019

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: Sen Alan Dixon (D) on his Career in...

From June, 2012:  The Illinois Channel sat down with former US Senator Alan Dixon (D), whose political career spanned 42 years.  We met 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"...

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...

Lincoln Assassination Artifacts

As we approach the 150th Anniversary of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, who was shot in Ford's Theater in Washington on April 14th, 1865,...

Sammy Davis, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient (2 of 2)

From the Union League Club of Chicago: Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis recounts his experiences in combat and how he handled the...

“Lincoln” screenwriter Tony Kushner on Historical Movie Making

From the Union League Club of Chicago, February, 2013: In the wake of the movie "Lincoln" we hear a panel discuss how the film was...

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...

Legendary Newsman Mike Lawrence Part 2

In part two of our interview, Mike Lawrence remembers governors Ogilvie, Walker, Thompson, and Edgar. He also talks about the "Mike Madigan mystique", a...

Remembering the Historic Career of Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

Mary Ann McMorrow, who passed away on February 23, 2013, was the first woman in Illinois history to head a branch of government, when...

Pasfield House Selected as the Christmas Ornament for Springfield

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

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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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