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NPR Illinois provides Central Illinois and Illinois public radio stations with state news from its capitol bureau.  It also provides local news, arts, and entertainment information.


Caption: Claudia Quigg
112 Pieces

In less than four short minutes, Claudia Quigg gives parents a healthy dose of encouragement, as she thoughtfully examines the issues facing today’s families.

Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
24 Pieces

Quiddity is a highly produced literary radio program with a companion international (print) literary journal. Quiddity is produced and published by Illinois Public Radio’s hub-station, NPR member and PRI affiliate WUIS, and Benedictine University. The journal publishes exemplary prose and poetry from emerging and established writers around the world. The radio program features interviews with select authors, best-selling and burgeoning. It also includes readings of new, original works by poets and writers.

Latest Pieces

Caption: Claudia Quigg
Halloween is perhaps children’s favorite holiday, second only to the giftbonanza that Christmas has become. Halloween is made for kids, offering in...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2009
  • Length: 03:35
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Just because Tommy can write his name, recognize all his letters, and count to 100 doesn't mean he's ready for kindergarten

Bought by KISU

  • Added: Oct 26, 2009
  • Length: 03:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Let's Talk Kids
There are two big questions guaranteed to offend mothers - Don't ask them ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2009
  • Length: 03:14
Caption: Lincoln statue in Vandalia, IL
Looking at Lincoln’s time as a member of the Illinois legislature.

Bought by WYAP and Yellowstone Public Radio

  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Lincoln Legacy Lectures
A one-hour program drawn from the 2008 Lincoln Legacy Lecture Series, a discussion of the politics during Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency relating to ...

Bought by WVPE, KTSW 89.9, KMUD, WNMU-FM, KSFR and more

  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
Caption: Fritz Klein as Lincoln
How Abraham Lincoln discovered humor and how jokes and tall tales helped him to make a point.

Bought by 'The Sea', KMUN, KSFR, KFCF FM, WYAP and more

  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 22
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An exploration of just some of Abraham Lincoln’s favorite music and the music of his lifetime.

Bought by KMXT, WRGY, KUPR low power FM, KICI Iowa City, WRFA-LP and more

  • Added: Feb 04, 2009
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 27