Monday, September 21, 2020

Oral History: Recollections of the Blagojevich Years

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library: Historian Mark DePue opens the vault of some of the audio clips he's gathered over the last 12...

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,...

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...

Remembering an Illinois Legend, Dick Lockhart

Dick Lockhart served in WWII and was a veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, which began on December 16, 1944....

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...

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...

Past Political Campaign Passions Still Capture the Interests of Campaign Collectors

Springfield: Collectors from around the nation gathered in Springfield to showcase, trade and buy buttons, pamphlets, and posters of former presidential candidates, governors, and...

Recalling the 1968 Democratic National Convention

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum: On the 50th anniversary of the historic 1968 Democratic National Convention, we hear reflections from four...

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...

Illinois Bicentennial: The Impeachment of Gov Rod Blagojevich

August, 2010: Our indepth interview with David Ellis, who was then the Counsel for Speaker Michael Madigan, when Gov Blagojevich was impeached by the...

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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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