Thursday, November 26, 2020

The Official Portrait of Gov Pat Quinn (D), 2009-2015, is Unveiled...

State Capitol:  On Monday, Gov Quinn and hundreds of his friends and followers, returned to the Capitol for the unveiling of his official portrait. 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....

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...

Pasfield House Selected as the Christmas Ornament for Springfield

We talk with Tony Leone, owner and Innkeeper of the historic Pasfield House

Women and the Right to Vote: Does it Matter?

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, a panel of female lawmakers, historians, and political scientists discuss the lasting impact of female suffrage including the...

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...

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...

Historian Mark DePue on the 100th Anniversary of the End of...

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, in Springfield - We speak with Historian Mark DePue, as the world notes the 100th Anniversary...

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,...

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...

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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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