Sunday, October 1, 2023

The Exodus from Illinois: Causes and Concerns

From the City Club of Chicago - a panel discussion examines the continuing movement of citizens leaving Illinois for other states. While many blame...

Influential Illinoisans of the Past

Former State Senator Mark Rhoads provides a power point presentation on some of the most well known Illinoisans of the past, and how they...

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...

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...

Lincoln Assassination Artifacts

As we approach the 150th Anniversary of the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, who was shot in Ford's Theater in Washington on April 14th, 1865,...

Governor’s Mansion Set to Reopen this Weekend After Two-Year Renovation

Springfield -- After a two-year renovation, funded by private donations, the Illinois governor's mansion is reopening this weekend. Built in 1855, the Illinois Governor’s Mansion...

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,...

Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to Showcase the Historic Cubs-Cardinals Baseball...

  SPRINGFIELD – Blue vs. red, bear vs. bird, north vs. south – the competition between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals has divided...

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...

Grandma Goes to Antarctica: Author Jeanne Roppolo

We talk with the author of the Grandma Goes To book series Jeanne Roppolo about her adventures in Antarctica when she spent five months...

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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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