Thursday, May 28, 2020

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: The Lincoln Presidential Library Shows Artifacts from Lincoln’s...

From 2015, On the 150th anniversary of the Assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, the Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, displayed artifacts from the...

Dan and Floyd Abrams on Lincoln, Media, and the Law

Springfield, February 12, 2019 -- Chosen as the keynote speaker to address the Abraham Lincoln Association annual dinner, Dan Abrams, the ABC...

Incredible Display of US Flags in St. Louis, Honors the Fallen...

Art Hill, in St Louis... in 1904 on this spot, there was a grand stairway going down the hill, during the World's Fair. Today, at...

Ronald Reagan’s Hometown of Dixon, IL Remembers Their Favorite Son

As Dixon IL approached the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth in February, 2011, the Illinois Channel toured the schoolhouse where he attended grade school...

Gov Pritzker Remarks to the Abraham Lincoln Assn on Lincoln’s Birthday

Springfield, February 12, 2019 - Speaking at the first gathering of the Abraham Lincoln Association, since he became governor, Gov Pritzker remarks...

The August 1908 Springfield Race Riot

From the Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield... an encore presentation of our 2008 interview with Historian Carole Merritt, as she recounts the details that...

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...

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...

Over Many Years, Illinois Makes Its Mark in the Nation’s Capital

Washington -- In the nation's Capital, the reminders of Illinois' impact on US history are never far away. In this whimsical report, reporter, Marianna Brady,...

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,...

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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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