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Lincoln Presidential Library expands collection related to Illinois poets with papers...

SPRINGFIELD – The Edgar Lee Masters Home and Museum has given the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a trove of documents, manuscripts and...

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,...

The August 1908 Springfield Race Riot

From the Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield... an encore presentation of our 2008 interview with Historian Carole Merritt, as she recounts the details that...

The Politics Behind Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address

Taped at the Union League Club of Chicago, on the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's inauguration, Dr David Zarefsky analyzes Lincoln's first inaugural address,...

Taylor Pensoneau: Reflections on Covering Illinois Politics in the 1960s...

Springfield - Marking the Illinois Bicentennial, 1818-2018 In this in-depth conversation, we speak with former journalist, now author Taylor Pensoneau, who was the Capitol Bureau...

Oral History: Recollections of the Blagojevich Years

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: Historian Mark DePue opens the vault of some of the audio clips he's gathered over the last 12...

Illinois’ Connection to the Founding of Farm Aid

On the 30th Anniversary of Farm Aid, Speaker Joe Alexander tells the story of how Farm Aid began in Illinois, with a series of...

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...

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...

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...

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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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