Filter by

Illinois

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 243 Show 100
  • emMayor Harold Washingtonem
    Last Aired

    Mayor Harold Washington

    History professor Roger Biles recounted the political career of Harold Washington, Chicago’s first African American mayor.

    189 views
  • emHighRisersem
    Last Aired

    High-Risers

    Journalist Ben Austen reported on public housing in America, retracing the development and demolition of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green housing project, which at one time provided public housing…

    232 views
  • Illinois State of the State Address
    Last Aired

    Illinois State of the State Address

    Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner (R) gave his fourth annual State of the State address at the capitol in Springfield. He discussed some of his proposals, which include a ballot referendum on…

    148 views
  • Political Leaders from Illinois
    Last Aired

    Political Leaders from Illinois

    The Illinois State Society hosted a “bicentennial reflections” conversation featuring journalists Lynn Sweet of the Chicago Sun-Times and Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune. The journalists…

    52 views
  • emNever Been a Timeem
    Last Aired

    Never Been a Time

    Harper Barnes talked about and read excerpts from his book, Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement, published by Walker and Company. The book recounts…

    697 views
  • Governor Bruce Rauner Delivers Illinois State of the State Address
    Last Aired

    Illinois State of the State

    Governor Bruce Rauner (R-IL) delivered the annual state of the state address at the State Capitol in Springfield. Due to technical difficulties, the program is not available in its…

    1,264 views
  • Illinois Electors Vote in Springfield
    Last Aired

    Illinois 2016 Electors Meeting

    Illinois electors met in Springfield to cast their ballots for president. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton won the state’s popular vote.

    775 views
  • Illinois Historic 18th Congressional District
    Last Aired

    Illinois' Historic 18th Congressional District

    Representative Darin LaHood (R-IL) talked about the historic political figures who have ties to Illinois' 18th congressional district, including Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan, Senator Everett…

    184 views
  • Whiskey Capital and Prohibition
    Last Aired

    Whiskey Capital and Prohibition

    H. Wayne Wilson talked about Peoria, Illinois' history as the “Whiskey Capital of the World.” He said the city’s geography helped build its reputation Whiskey production and export. Mr. Wilson also spoke…

    374 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Peoria Illinois
    Last Aired

    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Peoria, Illinois

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Peoria, Illinois, from July 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    78 views
  • Senator Mark Kirk Concedes Senate Race to Representative Tammy Duckworth
    Last Aired

    Senator Mark Kirk Concession Speech

    Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) spoke to supporters after his loss in the Illinois U.S. Senate race to Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL). Courtesy WGN-TV.

    525 views
  • Representative Tammy Duckworth Wins Illinois Senate Seat
    Last Aired

    Representative Tammy Duckworth Victory Speech

    Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) spoke to supporters following her victory in the Illinois U.S. Senate race. She defeated incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL).She thanked her supporters…

    555 views
  • Illinois Senate Debate
    Last Aired

    Illinois Senate Debate

    Illinois' U.S. Senate candidates, incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R) and Representative Tammy Duckworth (D), participated in their final debate ahead of Election Day. Topics included criminal…

    500 views
  • Illinois 10th Congressional District Debate
    Last Aired

    Illinois 10th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates in Illinois' 10th Congressional District race, incumbent Representative Robert Dold (R) and former Representative Brad Schneider (D), took part in a debate. They answered…

    179 views
  • Illinois Senate Debate
    Last Aired

    Illinois Senate Debate

    Incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R) and Representative Tammy Duckworth (D), candidates for Illinois' U.S. Senate seat, participated in a debate. Topics included veterans issues, Middle East…

    351 views
  • Book TV in Peoria Illinois
    Last Aired

    Book TV in Peoria, Illinois

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Peoria, Illinois, from July 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the…

    247 views
  • Illinois Senate Debate
    Last Aired

    Illinois Senate Debate

    Candidates in Illinois' U.S. Senate race, incumbent Senator Mark Kirk (R) and Representative Tammy Duckworth (D) participated in an editorial board meeting with the Chicago Tribune. The two…

  • Spirit of Peoria
    Last Aired

    Spirit of Peoria

    Brian Ellis gave a boat tour of the Illinois River on the paddle-operated Spirit of Peoria. He spoke about the early French settlers and explorers who passed through Peoria as they discovered the West. Mr.…

    264 views
  • American History TV in Peoria Illinois
    Last Aired

    American History TV in Peoria, Illinois

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Peoria, Illinois, from July 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working…

    719 views
  • emPeoria Storiesem
    Last Aired

    Peoria Stories

    Ken Zurski talked about his book Peoria Stories: Tales from the Illinois Heartland, in which he looks at the people and events that helped shape the city. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

    296 views
  • Load 20 More