Lincoln

151 Years Ago Today
Today (April 14th, 2016) marks the 151st anniversary of the Lincoln assassination at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C. in 1865.
Illinois Is Interesting
If you only followed news reports about our state, you'd think that the only things we have going for us are a budget crisis, a crime and violence problem, and (on the brighter side) the Chicago Cubs. Well, guess what? We've got a lot more on the interesting side than on the embarrassing s…
Did Lincoln’s Assassin Survive? [Video]
One hundred forty-nine years ago today, one of the most seminal events in the history of our republic occurred at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
April 14th, 1865, John Wilkes Booth sneaked into the presidential box during a performance of "Our American Cousin" and shot Pres…