Carter Hendren, a graduate of Eastern Illinois University, has enjoyed a successful career in Illinois politics. Hendren ran two successful campaigns for Jim Edgar, the first in 1982 for Secretary of State and then, in 1990, a tight Governor's race against Attorney General Neil Hartigan. Hendren also served as the Chief of Staff for Illinois State Senate Minority Leader James 'Pate' Phillip (1987-2003).
Interview Session 01 (Audio)
Early career through Jim Edgar campaign
Interview Session 02 (Audio)
Jim Edgar’s 1990 gubernatorial campaign
Recent photograph of Carter Hendren