The 21st Show - February 16, 2021

The White House Art

A portrait of Lincoln is back in Springfield after being on loan to former Vice President Mike Pence for the last three years. The 21st takes a look at what goes in to loaning at artifacts and some of the symbolism behind White House art choices.

The 21st Show - February 15, 2021

2021: The Year of the Ox

According to the Lunar calendar, we have entered the ‘Year of the Ox.’ The 21st will speal more about what the ox represents and about how people in Illinois are celebrating the Chinese New Year while there is a pandemic. 

Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., left, and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., stand with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., as Trump speaks while departing after a Senate Republican Policy luncheon, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Republican Party still belongs to Donald Trump. The GOP privately flirted with purging the norm-shattering former president after he incited a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last month. But in the end, only seven of 50 Senate Republicans voted to convict Trump in his historic second impeachment trial on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File

The 21st Show - February 15, 2021

Illinois Reacts To Impeachment Verdict

Former President Donald Trump was acquitted of inciting the deadly Capitol insurrection in a second impeachment trial. The 21st gathered reactions from across the state and spoke with two journalists about the acquittal. 

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The 21st Show - February 10, 2021

Rebroadcast: Hygge: Practicing Cosiness and Comfortable Conviviality

Winter during a pandemic is especially dark and cold. The Scandinavians have something to combat this, called Hygge. The 21st spoke with someone from the Danish Happiness Research Institute about the Danish concept of comfort and coziness.

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the West wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.

(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

The 21st Show - February 10, 2021

Rebroadcast: Who Were the Insurrectionists from IL?

The January 6, 2021 siege on the US Capitol left five people dead and a country reeling in its wake. To talk more about some of the Illinoisans who have been arrested in relation to the Capitol seige, The 21st spoke to a federal courts reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times.

The 21st Show - February 09, 2021

Illinois Breweries Cope With COVID-19, Can Shortage

Bar owners hoped closures due to COVID-19 would quickly come to end and customers would return. But as dining mitigations continue, breweries are shifting how to reach their customers. The 21st spoke to three Illinois brewery owners.

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