Thursday, January 24, 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...

Illinois Bicentennial: The Impeachment of Gov Rod Blagojevich

August, 2010: Our indepth interview with David Ellis, who was then the Counsel for Speaker Michael Madigan, when Gov Blagojevich was impeached by the...

From the Archives: Our 2011 Visit to the Governor’s Mansion...

From our Archives:   In December, 2011, we visited the Governor's mansion to see how it was decorated by staff and volunteers.   The Illinois Governor's...

History on Trial: The Alton School Cases

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, 2015:  The Alton School Cases were a series of seven circuit court trials and five Illinois Supreme...

Lincoln and the Election of 1864

From Springfield, 2014:  Dr. Tom Schwartz, who was the Illinois State Historian from 1993 to 2011, and is currently the director of the Herbert...

Illinois Bicentennial: Covering Illinois Issues & Personalities in Washington

From the National Press Club in Washington DC, Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune and Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times, discuss some of...

Jonathan Edison, author of “Survival Mode” on Overcoming Life’s Challenges

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference: We talk one on one with Jonathan Edison, who overcame severe hardships based on his family...

Gathering Missing Photos of Vietnam Veterans

State Capitol: We hear from lawmakers, and a Gold Star father on the effort to gather photos of Vietnam veterans, for whom there is...

Illinois Bicentennial: 1818 – 2018, Chatham Rail Depo & Museum

CHATHAM, IL - High School Student, Jeremie Bailey, offers the story of the Chatham Depot and Railroad Museum. Chatham is a bedroom community of...

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...

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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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