Thursday, June 20, 2019

Journalist Mike Lawrence Reflections

Journalist Mike Lawrence is interviewed by his daughter Katy, about his nearly 50 years in journalism. We hear his reflections and insights on how...

150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

From the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield: With the nation marking the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, we take a...

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...

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"...

“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...

Alderman Ed Burke’s Address Marking the 200th Anniversary of Ft Dearborn...

From the City Club of Chicago: Alderman Ed Burke delivers an address on the coming 200th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Dearborn. ...

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. ...

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...

The Politics Behind Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address

Taped at the Union League Club of Chicago, on the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration, Dr David Zarefsky analyzes Lincoln's first inaugural address,...

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts – Mitchell Museum in Mt. Vernon

We visit the Mitchell Museum in Mount Vernon, Illinois and see how it presents artwork both inside -- and outside, on it's 90...

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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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