Saturday, March 25, 2023

Former Gov Dan Walker Reflects on His Triumphs and Tragedies

From June, 2007: Our one-on-one with fmr Gov Dan Walker (D, 1973-1977) who at the time of this recording had just published his memoir "The...

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...

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...

Author Patrick Rice: Vanishing School Boards

We talk with Patrick Rice, PhD, about his book "Vanishing School Boards" which concerns the growing intrusion of State and Federal governments into the...

Fmr Aide to Ronald Reagan, Peggy Grande, on Reagan in his...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library - When Ronald Reagan left the presidency, he moved back to California. In 1989, Peggy Grande, just out...

17 Year-Old Author and Entrepreneur, Houston Gunn on Setting Goals for...

Houston Gunn, author of Schooled for Success, talks about how he, a failed English student, became motivated to right his first book as a...

IL Authors: “Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature”

Professor Ron Keller of Lincoln College, is the author of "Lincoln in the Illinois Legislature" which examines the early public career of...

Famed Pilot William Norwood on His Life, Achieving Your Dreams Through...

From Springfield: Illinois Channel Board Member, Katy Lawrence sits down with William Norwood, author of “Cleared for takeoff: A Pilot’s Story of Challenges and...

The Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich & IL Govt

We talk with PhD and author, Bernard Sieracki, who talks about his forth-coming book on the Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich. As one who...

UIC’s Dick Simpson on Budget Impasse, Corrupt Illinois, Term Limits

From Chicago: We go one-on-one with UIC Professor Dick Simpson and talk about what's behind the budget standoff with Gov Rauner and the legislative...

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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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