Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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...

Mark Rhoads, Author of “Land of Lincoln:Thy Wondrous Story”

From the Pasfield House in Springfield: We talk with former Illinois State Senator Mark Rhoads about his book, "Land of Lincoln: Thy Wondrous Story"...

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....

Gov Mitt Romney & Rep Paul Ryan

At the Union League Club of Chicago, Gov Mitt Romney interviews his former VP running mate, Rep Paul Ryan (R-Wis), about Ryan's new book,...

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...

Remembering the Historic Career of Justice Mary Ann McMorrow

Mary Ann McMorrow, who passed away on February 23, 2013, was the first woman in Illinois history to head a branch of government, when...

Illinois Bicentennial: Fmr Gov Jim Thompson (R), on his Narrow 1982...

Illinois Bicentennial: As we approach the 200th anniversary of Illinois statehood, the Illinois Channel will provide a series of programs, looking back at significant...

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...

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...

Civil War Tech

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum - We hear about a new series examining the technology of the Civil War, and how...

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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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