Saturday, June 6, 2020

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Lincoln and the Election of 1864

From Springfield, 2014:  Dr. Tom Schwartz, who was the Illinois State Historian from 1993 to 2011, and is currently the director of the Herbert...

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...

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...

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: Sen Alan Dixon (D) on his Career in...

From June, 2012:  The Illinois Channel sat down with former US Senator Alan Dixon (D), whose political career spanned 42 years.  We met in...

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...

Jim and Brenda Edgar Discuss their Lives in the Public Arena

Former Gov Jim Edgar and First Lady Brenda Edgar discuss their lives, career and the impact of living in the public eye on their...

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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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