Abraham Lincoln http://peoriapublicradio.org en Hillary Clinton receives Illinois Order of Lincoln honor http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/hillary-clinton-receives-illinois-order-lincoln-honor <div>Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the recipient of Illinois’ highest honor for professional achievement. IPR'S&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alex Keefe has details.</span></div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Clinton was given the Order of Lincoln at a black-tie ceremony Saturday night for her years of public service.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She’s been a First Lady, U.S. Senator, Democratic presidential candidate and most recently, Secretary of State.</span></p></div><div> Mon, 05 May 2014 12:22:57 +0000 Alex Keefe 22811 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Hillary Clinton receives Illinois Order of Lincoln honor Springfield ordinances for Lincoln's funeral unearthed http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/springfield-ordinances-lincolns-funeral-unearthed <div>Organizers are getting ready for next year’s anniversary reenactment of Abraham Lincoln’s funeral. The Coalition received a gift from the City of Springfield, four resolutions the city adopted for the funeral in April 1865.</div><div> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 11:58:00 +0000 Lee Strubinger 22349 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Springfield ordinances for Lincoln's funeral unearthed Out and About - July 5, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-july-5-2013 <P>This week, we're talking with Kristan McKinsey from the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Their exhibit, "Ansel Adams: Western Exposure" includes more than 120 of Adams' photographs, including many which have rarely been publicly displayed. Other items in the exhibit include drawings, camera equipment&nbsp;and Adams' personal items. The exhibit has been curated by daughter-in-law, Jeanne Adams. It continues through September 22nd. Also on display at the museum is "Lincoln: Self-Made in America," which chronicles Lincoln's early life, political career, Presidency and assassination. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 8313 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lincoln's homework expands understanding of teaching methods at the time http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/lincolns-homework-expands-understanding-teaching-methods-time <p>This just in…Abraham Lincoln's math homework was correct! Researchers have connected a new fragment of Lincoln's earliest known handwritten manuscript to other records of the 16th President. Illinois Public Radio’s Charlie Schlenker reports this expands the understanding of Lincoln and of teaching methods of the times.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:03:10 +0000 Denise Molina & Charlie Schlenker 7147 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Lincoln's homework expands understanding of teaching methods at the time