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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - February 26, 2014

Talking History: Black Senators Celebrate Their Legacy

By Brakkton Booker

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(Duration: 51:54)

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., speaks during the Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council Action in Oct. 2013.

Five current and former black senators appeared together Tuesday at an unprecedented event celebrating the legacy and contributions of the nine African-Americans to serve in the U.S. Senate.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - February 21, 2014

Allerton Center Takes On ‘Downton’ Feel During English Weekend

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 7:13)

Allerton Mansion

The University of Illinois’ Allerton Park and Conference Center is a frequent location to visit for touring the grounds, or special events like a wedding.  But an event this weekend will give visitors a sense of what it was like about a century ago.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - February 05, 2014

Pogo Studios Archives Donated to the Sousa Archives

By Jason Croft

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(Duration: 4:60)

Recently, Champaign’s famed Pogo Studio closed its doors after nearly 30 years when owner Mark Rubel left for a new job in Nashville, Tennessee. But the music that was recorded there will live on at the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music at the University of Illinois.





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