Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Author Patrick Rice: Vanishing School Boards

We talk with Patrick Rice, PhD, about his book "Vanishing School Boards" which concerns the growing intrusion of State and Federal governments into 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...

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...

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"...

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...

Author David McCullough on “1776”

From the Illinois Channel archives (Chicago, June, 2005)  Author David McCullough talks to a Union League Club audience about his book, "1776."  The book...

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...

Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

Bicentennial Celebration of the Illinois Judiciary

Springfield, October 9, 2018 - From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, members of the Illinois Supreme Court are joined by attorneys and...

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...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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