Thursday, October 28, 2021

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...

Fmr Rep Roger Eddy (R): On the Blagojevich Impeachment, Speaker Madigan,...

June 11, 2020 -- He's been a school teacher, a superintendent, state lawmaker, and President of the Illinois Association of School Boards....

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...

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...

Jonathan Edison, author of “Survival Mode” on Overcoming Life’s Challenges

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference: We talk one on one with Jonathan Edison, who overcame severe hardships based on his family...

Gen John Borling, on Life Lessons Learned from Being a POW...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: General John Borling, who spent 6 1/2 years as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam, was imprisoned...

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,...

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...

Sebastian Gorka, author of “Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War”

We talk with Sebastian Gorka, author of "Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War" about the strategies that need to be employed to defeat ISIS in...

Civil War Fathers

Author Tim Pletkovich, talks about his book, "Civil War Fathers" which tells the story of the aging Civil War veterans, who started families when...

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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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