Monday, October 21, 2019

Author Michael Burlingame, “Abraham Lincoln: A Life”

Springfield:   On the 209th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, we talk briefly with author Michael Burlingame, who wrote the two volume biography of President Lincoln,...

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...

ILLINOIS BICENTENNIAL: Sen Alan Dixon (D) on his Career in...

From June, 2012:  The Illinois Channel sat down with former US Senator Alan Dixon (D), whose political career spanned 42 years.  We met in...

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....

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...

Illinois Bicentennial: 1818 – 2018, Chatham Rail Depo & Museum

CHATHAM, IL - High School Student, Jeremie Bailey, offers the story of the Chatham Depot and Railroad Museum. Chatham is a bedroom community of...

Sammy Davis, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient (1 of 2)

From the Union League Club of Chicago: Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sammy Davis recounts his experiences in combat and how he handled the...

Sen Durbin at City Club of Chicago Announces New HEAL Program...

From the City Club of Chicago - Sen Durbin on Monday, October 1, announced a new initiative with Chicago based hospitals, to engage in...

Author and Legal Analyst, Dan Abrams, Discusses His Book, “Lincoln’s Last...

Springfield, February 12, 2019 - At the annual Abraham Lincoln Association annual banquet, ABC Legal Analyst, Dan Abrams talks about his...

The Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich & IL Govt

We talk with PhD and author, Bernard Sieracki, who talks about his forth-coming book on the Impeachment of Rod Blagojevich. As one who...

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Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier on the Costs of...

From the Illinois Supreme Court: Our one-on-one with Chief Justice Lloyd Karmeier, as we talk about funding the courts, the costs of the legal...

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