Friday, August 17, 2018

Our Interview with the Biographer of Barack Obama, David Garrow on...

Springfield: Our interview with Pulitzer Prize winning Biographer, David Garrow, on his history of the life of Barack Obama before he became President. Garrow,...

Obama Biographer, David Garrow Speech on his Book “Rising Star”

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield - David Garrow, who spent years researching the life of President Barack Obama's years prior to...

Illinois Bicentennial: Jim Edgar’s Decision to Not Run for Governor in...

In October 2005 -- former Governor Jim Edgar announced he would not run for Governor in 2006 against then Gov Rod Blagojevich. In this...

Illinois Capitol Memorial Day Ceremony Honors the Sacrifices of the Military...

From the Illinois State Capitol: Gov Rauner, Republican Senate Leader Brady, members of the military and a mother who lost her son in Afghanistan...

Joe Topinka Remembers his Mother, Judy Baar Topinka with a new...

Springfield: Judy Topinka was a regular in Illinois politics over the last 40 years. Her death, shortly after she was re-elected Comptroller in December...

Illinois’ Growing Wine Industry

From Springfield: Over the last 15 years, the number of Illinois wineries has grown nearly ten-fold. This growth has added to communities availability of...

Former Assistant to Ronald Reagan, Peggy Grande, on Her Years with...

Peggy Grande, author of "The President Will See You Now: My Stories and Lessons from Ronald Reagan's Final Years," talks to the Illinois Channel...

The Exodus from Illinois: Causes and Concerns

From the City Club of Chicago - a panel discussion examines the continuing movement of citizens leaving Illinois for other states. While many blame...

Illinois Bicentennial, 1818-2018: From 2011, Professor Allen Guelzo, of Gettysburg...

From 2011:  At the Abraham Lincoln Association's annual dinner, Professor Allen Guelzo of Gettysburg College talks about the twisted legacy of Abraham Lincoln, as...

Author Michael Burlingame, “Abraham Lincoln: A Life”

Springfield:   On the 209th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, we talk briefly with author Michael Burlingame, who wrote the two volume biography of President Lincoln,...

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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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