Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tibor Rubin, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient

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

Dick Lockhart Remembers WWII End

As the nation marks the 70th anniversary of the German surrender on May 8, 1945, we speak with Lobbyist Dick Lockhart, who fought in...

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...

Sen Dick Durbin’s Address on Lincoln’s Leadership

Delivered on Lincoln's 203rd birthday, before the Abraham Lincoln Association annual dinner, Sen Dick Durbin talks of the many memorials of Lincoln in the...

From 1956, the First Televised Presidential Debate, Adlai Stevenson vs Estes...

FLORIDA, 1956 :  Many believe the first presidential televised debate was between Republican Vice President Richard Nixon, and Democratic Presidential nominee, Sen John F....

Alderman Ed Burke’s Address Marking the 200th Anniversary of Ft Dearborn...

From the City Club of Chicago: Alderman Ed Burke delivers an address on the coming 200th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Dearborn. ...

Eyewitness to the 9/11 Attack on Washington

From Springfield:  We speak with Linda Brookhart, who was attending an event at the White House on the morning of 9/11.  She shares her...

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...

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...

Winnick Field Trip Grants Available to Help Pay for Schools to...

SPRINGFIELD – Good news for schools that want to visit the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum but worry about paying...

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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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