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Historians Speak


James Barrett

Emeritus professor of History discusses his career and teaching Illinois history

James and Jenny Barrett

James and Jenny Barrett Discuss their work on a new book on Chicago History

Dr. Michael Burlingame

Renowned historian and Chair in Lincoln Studies at UIS discusses a life spent studying Lincoln .

Dr. Richard Carwardine

Welsh-born Lincoln Scholar and author of a book on Lincoln humor.

Cullom Davis

Oral Historian and Former Director of the Lincoln Legal Papers.

James E. Davis

Emeritus Professor of History and Geography at Illinois College in Jacksonville.

Alan Harn

An Illinois archaeologist reflects on his career

Kathryn Harris

Kathryn Harris portrays Civil War legend Harriet Tubman.

Robert Hartley

Journalist and author of numerous works on Illinois history and politics.

Richard 'Fritz' Klein

Klein talks about his experiences portraying Abraham Lincoln.

Alan Lowe

Former director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum discusses its founding.

David Maurer

Creator of Eastern Illinois Historic Administration Master’s Degree program discusses his career

Mark Plummer

Scholar of Lincoln and Illinois studies and former Professor of History at Illinois State University.

Tom Schwartz

Esteemed Lincoln scholar and former Illinois State Historian.

Lee Slider

Cultural interpreter for the Macon County Conservation Dist..

Dr. Wayne Temple

Distinguished Lincoln scholar discusses a lifetime of Lincoln research.

Tim Townsend

Lincoln home historians discusses history of the Historic Site.

Michael Wiant

Director of the Dickson Mounds Museum discusses his career as an archaeologist and anthropologist

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