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 told stories about Illinois political leaders they have covered over the years, and they discussed the national role the state’s key figures have played in their lifetimes. close
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Clarence Page Columnist Chicago Tribune
Ellen Shearer Professor Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
Lynn Sweet Bureau Chief Chicago Sun-Times->Washington Bureau
Jerry Weller President Illinois State Society
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The University of Illinois Press at 100
Panelists discussed the 100 year history of the University of Illinois Press.
Illinois Primary Races
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Lynn Sweet talked about Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s impeachment and Senate appointee Roland Burris. She…
Illinois Senate Appointment
Lynn Sweet talked about the appointment of Roland Burris as the senator from Illinois by Governor Rod Blagojevich.