Over Many Years, Illinois Makes Its Mark in the Nation’s Capital

Washington — In the nation’s Capital, the reminders of Illinois’ impact on US history are never far away.

In this whimsical report, reporter, Marianna Brady, gives us a quick overview of the many Illinois historical figures and symbols, which are a part of the DC landscape.

As Illinois approaches its Bicentennial in 2018, we can celebrate the many national figures, who called Illinois home, and also rose to become national figures.