Saturday, March 25, 2017

From 2005: Bob Michel Talks of his Career in Congress, Governing,...

On February 17, 2017, former Rep Bob Michel (R) passed away at the age of 93.  Mr Michel was a leader of the Republicans...

Cook Co Sheriff Tom Dart, on the Urgency Needed on Criminal...

From the Union League Club of Chicago:  Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, shares some of the stories of prisoners, the level of mental health...

Judge Richard Posner on the Role and Performance of the Judiciary

From Chicago: Our Contributing Correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, talks one-on-one with Federal Judge Richard Posner, who sits on the US 7th Court of Appeals, and...

Gen John Borling, on Life Lessons Learned from Being a POW...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: General John Borling, who spent 6 1/2 years as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam, was imprisoned...

Superintendent Greg Goins on Education and Technology

From Chicago, and the Illinois Assn of School Boards Conference: We talk with Superintendent, Greg Goins, of Frankfurt Community School District 168, on how...

Author Heather MacDonald, “The War on Cops”

From Chicago: Illinois Channel contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews author Heather MacDonald about the increasing tensions, politics and dangers, facing law enforcement officers across...

School Safety in the 21st Century

From the Illinois Association of School Boards:  We talk to Paul Timm, President of RETA Security, about his book School Security: How to Build...

Bringing Illinois State Govt’s Technology into the 21st Century

From the City Club of Chicago:  Hardik Bhatt, the designated director of the new Illinois Dept of Technology -- nick named DoIT -- talks...

Brooks Simpson: Ulysses S Grant’s Triumph Over Adversity

From Springfield:  We go one on one with Brooks Simpson, author of "Ulysses S Grant, Triumph Over Adversity: 1822-1865"  the first volume of a...

Sen Sam McCann (R) and Sen Andy Manar (D) Offer Executive...

From the State Capitol: State Senators Andy Manar (D) and Sam McCann (R) discuss legislation they're supporting that would prohibit executive branch appointees from...

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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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