Saturday, November 28, 2020

Sammy Davis, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient (2 of 2)

From the Union League Club of Chicago: Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis recounts his experiences in combat and how he handled the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Lincoln Biographer Michael Burlingame on Lincoln’s Legacy

On the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination, we speak One-on-One with Historian Michael Burlingame, author of "Lincoln: A Life." Mr Burlingame discusses why Lincoln matters,...

Illinois Medal of Honor Recipient, Sammy Davis Shares His Story of...

On this Memorial Day Weekend of 2017, we open our archives to Chicago, 2008, when we sat down with Sammy Davis who wears the...

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....

One on One with Author Alan Manning: “Father Lincoln”

From Springfield:  We talk with author Alan Manning about his new book, "Father Lincoln" which recounts Abraham's experiences as a father to four sons...

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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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